Fonds PR-0039 - Richard Hamilton Muirhead fonds

Opium pipe Opium scale Two children ( Muirhead?) outside 223 Robert Street Empress Hotel City Hall at night Johnson Street Bridge 527 Esquimalt Road 223 Robert Street looking east towards Russell Street Mr. and Mrs. James McLearen Muirhead in the garden of 131 Quadra Street Beacon Hill Park, mushroom seat Mr. and Mrs. James McLaren Muirhead at 131 Quadra Street (now 1817) James McLearen Muirhead and Mr. Edgar Wade on horseback in front of 131 Quadra Two unidentified women in canoe Mr. and Mrs. James McLaren Muirhead sitting in hammock Four unidentified women under a tree Three unidentified women by hammock In the garden of 527 Esquimalt Road 223 Robert Street Taylor Mill, 2116 Government Street. Victoria Gas Company in the background. Corner of Pembroke a... 600 block Yates Street looking east 223 Robert Street, dining room Victoria Day Parade on Douglas Street at Yates Street Muirhead & Mann mill office, Store Street, interior Muirhead family Richard Muirhead beside family grave in Ross Bay Cemetery Gorge Park, Japanese tea gardens Troops clearing Government Street during the 'Great Snow' During the 'Great Snow' Troops clearing Government Street during the 'Great Snow' British Columbia Electric Company (BCER) work locomotive converted flat car on Store Street by th... Disembarking from the "Olympic" ferry which took cars and passengers from Victoria to P... Disembarking from the "Olympic" ferry Shell Oil tanks on the Industrial Reserve Property south of 223 Robert Street which was owned by James Russell and later reverted to the City Beacon Hill Park, stone bridge over Goodacre Lake and the bandstand City Hall "McKillican" clock.  Installed 1891 527 Esquimalt Road, Muirhead family residence Looking towards 527 Esquimalt Road View from the roof of 226 Robert Street looking north towards 527 Esquimalt Road 223 Robert Street Rebecca Muirhead and her daughters on the steps of 223 Robert Street 223 Robert Street, fireplace in the living room 223 Robert Street, front hall Muirhead & Mann Company office interior Mrs. W.H. Lowe on the porch of 1817 Quadra Street 527 Esquimalt Road, Agnes and Bertha Muirhead in garden Muirhead family on a camping trip 223 Robert Street Corner of Seaforth Street and Robert Street Louis, Elinor and Dick Muirhead
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Richard Hamilton Muirhead fonds

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  • [ca. 1900]-1984 (Creation)
    Muirhead, Richard Hamilton, d. 1979

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ca. 120 photographs

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(d. 1979)

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Richard Muirhead was a long-time employee of B.C. Hydro and, in his later years, he worked as the City Archives' photographer.

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Fonds consists mainly of photographs depicting Victoria streets, parks, buildings, and family members.

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