Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant


Description
Creator:
Unknown photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Original Vancouver City Archives Description: "Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant, Ambleside Park West Vancouver, BC. August 16, 1941. Reeve J. Edward Sears, of the municipality of West Vancouver, is speaking after having unveiled a cairn of boulders, with bronze plaque inset, commemorating the visit to Burrard Inlet, July 1791, of Pilot Commander Don Jose Maria Naraez in the 'Santa Saturnina'. Guard of bluejackets from HCMS 'Quesnelle'. The largest crowd - over 12,000 ever known in West Vancouver watched. The sign behind is a relic of the abandoned Pacific Great Eastern Railway."
Date of Original:
August 16, 1941
Date Of Event:
1941
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Vancouver City Archives
Local identifier:
0064.VCA
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ambleside Park
    fltLatitude: 49.3244052
    Latitude: 49.3244052 Longitude: -123.1449982
  • Ambleside Beach
    fltLatitude: 49.3225214
    Latitude: 49.3225214 Longitude: -123.1462085
Copyright Statement:
Public domain.
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Copyright Holder:
Vancouver City Archives
Location of Original:
Vancouver City Archives
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned August 2011 using Epson Perfection V700 Photo at 300dpi and 100% of original image size. Alternate Versions: Lossless TIF from original scan at 300dpi and 100% of original print. W23 x H18 cm black & white print on photo paper.VCA Number Port N541 P616
Contact
West Vancouver Memorial Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1950 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1J8
604-925-7400

Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant




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Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant


Original Vancouver City Archives Description: "Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant, Ambleside Park West Vancouver, BC. August 16, 1941. Reeve J. Edward Sears, of the municipality of West Vancouver, is speaking after having unveiled a cairn of boulders, with bronze plaque inset, commemorating the visit to Burrard Inlet, July 1791, of Pilot Commander Don Jose Maria Naraez in the 'Santa Saturnina'. Guard of bluejackets from HCMS 'Quesnelle'. The largest crowd - over 12,000 ever known in West Vancouver watched. The sign behind is a relic of the abandoned Pacific Great Eastern Railway."