Subseries SS03 - Colony Farm and assorted locations photographs

Patients harvest hay with barns and the arena in the background Exterior shot of barn with sheep in foreground Laundry, Public Hospital for the Insane, New Westminster Three sets of clydesdale teams ploughing a field in front of the barns Power lines along the road Chickens in a pen Stone Gates Power lines along the road Colony Farm panorama Fence and river Stone fence and power lines along the road Flock of geese with farmer in background Pigs in outdoor pen Clydesdales with plow and farmer Two Clydesdale plow teams in field, with West Lawn building under construction in the background Men working in farmyard Barn with horse team hitched to a wagon Hay field

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Colony Farm and assorted locations photographs

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  • [191-] - [192-] (Creation)

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4 photographs : b&w glass negatives ; 6 x 8 cm
3 photographs : b&w glass negatives ; 5 x 7 cm
3 photographs : b&w glass negatives ; 5.5 x 7.5 cm
2 photographs : b&w glass negatives ; 6.5 x 7.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 1.5 x 7.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 4 x 6.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 5 x 6.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 5 x 7.5 cm
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 5.5 x 8 cm
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 6 x 9 cm

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The glass negatives were first donated by a friend of John Davidson's widow. They were housed on site at Riverview Hospital in the museum operated by the Riverview Hospital Historical Society until it closed in 2012. From 2012 to 2014 they were stored at the home of Anna Tremere, then donated to the City of Coquitlam Archives.

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The subseries consists of b&w glass negatives depicting the barn buildings, animals, and farm workers at Colony Farm, as well as some unidentified locations.

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The negatives were arranged in the order they arrived.

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Some of the photographs were borrowed and used in the publication, "Riverview Hospital: A Legacy of Care and Compassion" published by British Columbia Mental Health and Addiction Services , 2009.

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