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Empress of Japan, 1927

City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-284. Photo Walter E. Frost.
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 City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-284. Photo Walter E. Frost.City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 447-284. Photo Walter E. Frost.

1927

Empress of Japan

Too striking a symbol to be tossed, the dragon figurehead of the Empress of Japan was rescued from the scrap heap and installed in 1927 overlooking the First Narrows entrance to the harbour.

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