Fonds PR-2276 - Walter Harvey fonds

Ganges Harbour Active Pass and Mount Baker. Kanaka Bay, Nanaimo Nanaimo, BC; gas works and the courthouse from the old sawmill Nanaimo, BC; gas works and the courthouse from the old sawmill

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Walter Harvey fonds

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  • 1899-1920 (Creation)
    Harvey, Walter, 1856-1933

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3 drawings. - 2 watercolours

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Walter Harvey (1856-1933) was born in Liverpool, England. He lived for most of his life in Canada on Saltspring Island and in Victoria. He was married in Nanaimo on 8 September 1900 to Constance Emily Mosely (1864-1947). They had two daughters.

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The fonds consists of drawings and watercolours created by Walter Harvey of Kanaka Bay ( Nanaimo ), Ganges Harbour ( Salt Spring Island ), Active Pass and Mount Baker, and Nanaimo

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The two watercolours were donated in 2006 by A.J. Last.


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An appointment with Archival Preservation Services staff is required to view the originals.

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Archives code(s): Briefly known as AAAA1455; PDP04688, PDP04689, PDP04690, Accession 95-3481, PDP09891, PDP09892.

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Accession number(s): 95-3481

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3 drawings : ink and wash ; 13.8 x 21 cm or smaller. - 2 watercolours : 21 x 29 cm or smaller

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