This is the final event in our year-long celebration of 150 years since the union of British Columbia with Canada. Drawn from the Club’s art collection, each of the 16 works has been selected to represent a decade in the 150 years since 1871.
150 YEARS OF ART: 1900-1910 Suspension Bridge, Cariboo Road, Spuzzum, BC Black & white photograph on paper, ca. 1900Richard Henry Trueman (1856-1911)
Collection of The Union Club of British Columbia2016.02.01
By the turn the century cameras had replaced the pencil and sketchbook as documentary media. The photograph successfully recorded new landscape interventions of the Province’s rapid settlement and industrialization.