Fonds 72-434/#1-#16;74-225;87-21/#1-#17 - William Ferris fonds

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William Ferris fonds

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CA CVAN 72-434/#1-#16;74-225;87-21/#1-#17

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  • 1883-1910 (Creation)
    Creator
    Ferris, William

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35 paintings

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(1839-1930)

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William Ferris moved to Vancouver in 1888. Trained as a solicitor, he never practiced law, choosing to become an art teacher. He also served as curator of the Vancouver Museum.

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The fonds consists of Ferris' drawings of Vancouver scenery.

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For conservation reasons, researchers are requested to use microfilm.

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BCAUL control number: CVAN-568

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