Beyond Vancouver BC

Historic Canneries

Whilst working at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery, I went up to see Port Edwards outside Prince Rupert, pictured above, a more extensive cannery site though less frequented year round. (I would have enjoyed more time there; easier to do more work in Steveston, a short bus ride from my studio.)

At the Gulf of Georgia, I worked with the program director, developing images for their brochure, aimed at drawing students on site to really look at and understand the machines. ( image right: detail of a fish canning machine + images below: colourful renderings of real machines – details)

Published by Jo Scott-B

Exploring medieval design and fascinated by leaf patterns *Founding member of Heritage Vancouver, *Served on The City of Vancouver’s Heritage Commission *Heritage Award for her paintings of grocery stores built in Vancouver in the 1930s and earlier * Artist in Residence at Cannery in Steveston BC

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