Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant


Description
Creator:
Unknown photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Photograph shows a re-enactment of First Nations awaiting European sailors to come ashore. Original note on photograph: "Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant Ambleside Park West Vancouver, BC. August 16, 1941. The renowned schooner 'Romance' sailed by her owner, Captain E.P. Green, is impersonating Narvaez's 'Santa Saturnina'. The Spanish navigator is about to come ashore to visit the Indians. HMCS 'Quesnelle' anchored beyond". A crowd of 12,000 watched (the largest ever known in West Vancouver). It was a brilliant summer's day. As a spectacle it was marvelous acting, but hardly true.
Date of Original:
August 16, 1941
Date Of Event:
1941
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Vancouver City Archives
Local identifier:
0062.VCA
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ambleside Park
    fltLatitude: 49.3244052
    Latitude: 49.3244052 Longitude: -123.1449982
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 N540 P615
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


Photograph shows a re-enactment of First Nations awaiting European sailors to come ashore. Original note on photograph: "Narvaez Sesquicentennial Pageant Ambleside Park West Vancouver, BC. August 16, 1941. The renowned schooner 'Romance' sailed by her owner, Captain E.P. Green, is impersonating Narvaez's 'Santa Saturnina'. The Spanish navigator is about to come ashore to visit the Indians. HMCS 'Quesnelle' anchored beyond". A crowd of 12,000 watched (the largest ever known in West Vancouver). It was a brilliant summer's day. As a spectacle it was marvelous acting, but hardly true.