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social group on a boat deck

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-39
  • Item
  • 1903-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

Lt. Arthur Bromley is holding a paper and has his feet on a friend's head. This friend appears in several photos with Arthur. Laura Mary 'Maye' Dunsmuir married Arthur Bromley in 1904.

group standing in a road

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-40
  • Item
  • 1903-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

The people in this photo are unidentified. Possibly Arthur Bromley on the right.

group by a bridge at Milnthorpe railway station

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-44
  • Item
  • 1903-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

The image is taken at Milnthorpe station in Cumbria, UK. The name Milnthorpe can be seen in the lantern in the foreground. This would be the nearest train station to the Dallam Tower estate owned by Arthur Bromley's brother, Maurice Bromley-Wilson. In this picture, Arthur Bromley is to the left of the group with a walking stick, and some of the Dunsmuir sisters are present. Laura Mary 'Maye' Dunsmuir married Arthur Bromley in 1904.

Okanagan orchard or vineyard

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-172
  • Item
  • 1905-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

Dunsmuir daughter, Sarah Byrd (Byrdie), and her husband Guy Audain bought some property on the shore of Okanagan Lake. At the time it was known as Short's Point and Guy Audain intended to establish an orchard there with the name Byrd's Island. Their plans changed and the property was sold to James Dunwaters in 1909. It later became known as Fintry.

Okanagan orchard or vineyard

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-174
  • Item
  • 1905-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

Dunsmuir daughter, Sarah Byrd (Byrdie), and her husband Guy Audain bought some property on the shore of Okanagan Lake. At the time it was known as Short's Point and Guy Audain intended to establish an orchard there with the name Byrd's Island. Their plans changed and the property was sold to James Dunwaters in 1909. It later became known as Fintry. 

man playing croquet

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-21
  • Item
  • 1903-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

Image is likely taken at Dallam Hall, the Cumbria home of the Bromley family. Laura Mary 'Maye' Dunsmuir married Arthur Bromley in 1904.

Laura Dunsmuir playing croquet

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-26
  • Item
  • 1903-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

Image is likely taken at Dallam Tower, home of the Bromley family. Laura Mary 'Maye' Dunsmuir married Arthur Bromley in 1904.

group by a footbridge at Milnthorpe railway station, Cumbria

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-34
  • Item
  • 1903-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

The image is taken at Milnthorpe station in Cumbria, UK. The name Milnthorpe can be seen in the lantern in the foreground. This would be the nearest train station to the Dallam Tower estate owned by Arthur Bromley's brother, Maurice Bromley-Wilson. In this picture, Arthur Bromley is in the front of the group with a walking stick, and Maye (Dunsmuir) Bromley is on the far right. Laura Mary 'Maye' Dunsmuir married Arthur Bromley in 1904.

Three women at a railway station, Maye Dunsmuir on right

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-38
  • Item
  • 1903-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

The image is likely taken at Milnthorpe Railway Station in Cumbria, UK. This would be the nearest railways station to the Bromley family's Dallam Tower estate. Laura Mary 'Maye' Dunsmuir married Arthur Bromley in 1904.

Hatley Castle from south east under construction. Two men in foreground.

Hatley Castle from south east under construction. Two men in foreground. Windows not yet installed.
Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910. The construction was overseen by contractor, Thomas Catterall.

Hatley Castle from the east driveway, soon after completion

Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910.

Hatley castle from south east with construction crew in front.

Hatley castle from south east with construction crew in front. Most windows have been installed, some scaffolding remains around terrace wall.
Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910. The construction was overseen by contractor, Thomas Catterall.

Hatley Castle under construction

Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910. The construction was overseen by contractor, Thomas Catterall.

Ernest Shackleton's ship stuck in ice

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-113
  • Item
  • 1900-1910
  • Part of K. McCann

This picture shows a ship stuck in ice. Although captioned as Shackleton's ship, this is quite likely the RRS Discovery, captained by Robert Falcon Scott. It became stuck in ice on the expedition to the South Pole in 1902. Shackleton was part of the crew during this voyage.

group at Hatley Park porte-cochere

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-2-24
  • Item
  • 1910
  • Part of K. McCann

James Dunsmuir Jr. is on the far left in riding gear, Dola Dunsmuir is the child near the centre of the group. The gathering is likely a visit to the newly completed Hatley castle, designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910.

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