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Victoria

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The War Memorial in the 1930s. Very soon more dates would be added.

The building at the foot of Yates on Wharf Street.

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The Empress, Victoria's best known landmark, under construction.

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And here again a few years later.

These photos courtesy of James Hutcheson of Victoria

Some German field guns captured in the First World War were on display outside the Legislature in Victoria. In the darkest days of World War II they were melted down to support the war effort against Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

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Swans in a pond in Beacon Hill Park at the turn of the last century.

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Craigdarroch Castle. Built by a wealthy coal baron in the 1890s, the Craigdarroch Castle is an excellent example of Victorian architecture.

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