BC Archives on Display

Free in the BC Archives lobby. See Archives hours

This BC Archives display gives us the opportunity to highlight significant records, new donations and ongoing projects that help tell British Columbia’s story. The BC Archives display is located in the lobby of the BC Archives, beside the Royal BC Museum.

Current Display

Photograms of the Year

By day Harold Mortimer Lamb worked for the Department of Mines. In his spare time he became an internationally respected photographer and member of the elite British photographic society, the Linked Ring. Along with evocative and moving photographs, Mortimer Lamb’s fonds contain his correspondence with some of the most important photographers in history, including Christmas cards from Alfred Stiglitz. See some of the works he submitted to the annual international exhibition, Photograms of the Year.

a black and white photographic portrait of a woman, showing her face and neck and wearing a head covering
Harold Mortimer Lamb (1872-1970), Vera as the Virgin Mary, 1928. I-66772