Series - Photographs

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  • [ca. 1940-1965] (Creation)

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81 photograph prints : b&w ; 2.5 x 3.5 in.
1 photograph print : col. ; 3.5 x 5 in.
1 photograph negative : col. ; 2 x 3 cm

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Series consists largely of photographs of the oyster farming operation at B.C. Packer's Oyster Plant in Boundary Bay taken by John Christopherson. The photographs show seeding and harvesting techniques used in oyster farming, as well as the construction of the oyster plant in 1941. Series also contains photographs of Sikh and other workers at the plant, the Christopherson home, and pictures of John and Grace camping and doing other activities with friends.

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July 4, 2014

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