MP-0000.158.144 | Bathers at English Bay, Vancouver, BC, about 1925

 
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Photograph, glass lantern slide
Bathers at English Bay, Vancouver, BC, about 1925
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1925, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.144
© McCord Museum
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"English Bay, Vancouver: There are numerous fine bathing beaches around Vancouver, the most easily reached of which are English Bay and Kitsilano, both on street-car lines. The scene at English Bay, which lies at one entrance to Stanley Park, on a sunny afternoon, is one of great animation. Burrard Inlet, English Bay and the North Arm are excellent places also for boating. Vancouver boasts of one of the finest yacht clubs on the Pacific coast."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 7--The Pacific Coast; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.