Blouse worn in Great Fire, 1886

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Creator City of Vancouver Archives
Title Blouse worn in Great Fire, 1886
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 68185
Language English
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Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description Blouse was worn by Greta Miller, aged 7, as she fled the Great Vancouver Fire of June 13, 1886, which destroyed the city. She was the daughter of the late Jonathan Miller, who was the first postmaster of Vancouver. Mrs. Archibald Stevenson (Greta Miller) presented the blouse to the City Archive in April 1957. See copies of letters from Major J.S. Matthews to Mrs. Stevenson in Doc. Spec. file.
checked pattern;red collar & cuffs;round corners on collar;collar & cuffs finishes with eyelet work and white embroidery;7 buttons & button holes down front
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