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I feel very cold I see a big fat oak tree I see coloured birds. Submitted by Sameer.
John Fannin (front), the first curator of the museum, and Francis Kermode (back right), curator and later director of the museum, in the BC Provincial Museum’s taxidermy shop. The photo was taken sometime between 1900 and 1904 by Albert Hatherly…
Circa 1949, two staff members look at maps in the exhibit room of the provincial archives back when they were still located in the legislative buildings.
An early display of totem poles at the Royal BC Museum from 1977.
This is a photograph from a botany lecture held at the BC Provincial Museum in April or May 1934. The photo was taken by J. Howard Chapman (1861-1942). Originally from England, Chapman arrived in Victoria in 1890. He initially worked as a travelling…
The new provincial museum and archives in 1970, about two years after the new building was opened to the public following a massive rebuild. Photo courtesy of the Royal BC Museum & Archives
Submitted by Freddie Albrighton and Patrick James Butler.
Exhibition: COVID-19
Since the pandemic began, Lisa has been creating a drawing/painting a day. She feels that “doing this gives structure to my day and helps me stay grounded, and it is the one way I feel I can serve the people in my life by sharing art and hopeful…
Exhibition: COVID-19
I don’t 100% recommend having a wedding during a pandemic, but I have to say it’s gonna be one heck of a story to tell and looking back now I wouldn’t change a thing. It made our special day so unique. And at the end of the day the show must go on.…
Exhibition: COVID-19