H2008.23.388 - Fourteen Days at Vancouver brochure, c. 1928

Catalogue Number
H2008.23.388
Object Name
brochure
Object Type
sightseeing
Origin Country
Canada
Use Country
Canada
Use Province / Territory
B.C.
Use Municipality
Vancouver
Dates/Period
1920s
Date
1925 to 1930
Artifact History

This brochure is part of a collection of over 3,500 pieces related to Stanley Park, collected by Doreen Margaret "Peggy" Imredy. Imredy began her remarkable collection of Stanley Park material in 1972 after she became enchanted with the park during the installation of the "Girl in a Wetsuit" sculpture created by her husband Elek Imredy. The extensive collection consists of souvenirs, postcards, pamphlets, books, posters, maps, and other material - all related to Stanley Park.

General Artifact History

The Vancouver Information and Tourist Association was renamed the Greater Vancouver Publicity Bureau in 1922. Charles H. Webster was the Commissioner between 1925 and 1936.

Physical Description
Rectangular, semi-gloss, folded, staple bound cardstock; colour image of girl in the red bathing costume on the beach, holding a yellow and white towel on front cover; labelled "Vancouver BRITISH COLUMBIA", "ENGLISH BAY"; reverse cover features image of Thunderbird Totem pole and Pauline Johnson monument; labelled "Fourteen Days at Vancouver BRITISH COLUMBIA", "CANADA'S EVERGREEN PLAYGROUND"; black and white map of Vancouver on inside when brochure is unfolded. Produced by the Greater Vancouver Publicity Bureau / Charles H. Webster, Commissioner.
Material
cardstock
Colour
Multi-coloured
Parts
Artifact Part Height (cm) Length (cm) Width (cm) Depth (cm) Diameter (cm) Thickness (cm) Weight
20.60 10.40
Nomenclature
Department
History
Source
Imredy, Peggy