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Aurora

This newel post lamp is entitled “Aurora, Goddess of the Dawn” and is a copy of the work by French sculptor Moreau. It was removed from the newel post when … Continue reading

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Anna Catherine Roedde

  Anna worked as a nurse at the Vancouver General Hospital. In a tragic turn of events, the Roeddes’ youngest daughter, 28 years old, was murdered during a late-night shift. Benito … Continue reading

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Child Sewing Machine

Sewing machines were a huge labour-saving advantage to women responsible for making/fixing/altering clothes for their large families. Ladies could now make their own clothing instead of paying a seamstress. Sewing … Continue reading

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Swimsuits

This never-been-worn swimsuit was found in a box in a dry goods store in interior BC with the price tag still on! In the late 19th century, Vancouver By-Laws, as … Continue reading

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