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Deer Heads

These deers were shot by Gustav Sr. and his sons in Stanley Park. Stanley Park was an attraction for more than just the hollow tree; wild animals still lived there since the park … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hunting Rifle

When not in use, the family rifle was kept in the kitchen. Vancouver was a wilder place at the turn of the century, one where you could hunt for and come … Continue reading

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Picture of Bill Roedde

William Roedde, his brothers Walter and Gus Jr. and their brother in law all fought in WWI.  All of them returned home unscathed and William later joined Gustav Jr. in … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Queen Victoria

Owning and displaying a portrait of the Queen was expected of any family living in a British outpost like Vancouver. The Roedde family had brought and kept many traditions from … Continue reading

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Francis Rattenbury

  Francis Mawson Rattenbury  Rattenbury was the most popular B.C. architect of his time. At 25, freshly arrived in British Columbia, he won a design competition for the legislature buildings … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · Leave a comment