1. Royal British Columbia Museum - Chinese Lantern Animation

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    This video was made by RaceRocks for the Royal BC Museum. It's an animation of a hundred or so year old Chinese lantern. It was for an exhibit on Historic Chinatown and accompanied the original…

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    • Antarctic Heritage Trust

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      Jana Stefan speaks of the Antarctic Heritage Trust, how and why it came to be and its importance to the conservation of Antarctic heritage and history. "At the turn of the twentieth century Antarctica…

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      • TWIH Jan 19 - Opening of the Empress Hotel

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        On January 20 1908 the Empress Hotel, opened for its first guests. For over a Century this Victoria icon has watched over the changing capital and hosted thousand s of visitors. Designed by Francis…

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        • Chinese Freemasons' Lantern

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          Tradition in Felicities Celebrating 155 Years of Victoria’s Chinatown February 7, 2013 to September 29, 2013 歡節慶傳統 慶祝維多利亞唐人街155週年 Chinese Freemason’s Lantern – One of a Kind This lantern…

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          • Jana Stefan - August, Ross Island, Antarctica

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            Jana Stefan discusses the how, where and when of her upcoming trip to Ross Island, Antarctica and what she anticipates to see when she gets there. http://explore.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/

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            • TWIH Jan 12 – Naming of Lulu Island

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              Lulu Island is located on the lower mainland and consists of the city of Richmond and New Westminster. But where did this name come from? Lorne Hammond takes a look at how an innocent inquiry can…

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              • TWIH Dec 29 - New Years

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                New Years has always been a time of great celebration. A look into Helmcken House and a few rare objects in the Royal BC Museum collections used to celebrate New Year’s past.

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                • TWIH Dec 22 - Christmas Cards

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                  We look back on celebrations of Christmas past, which can be found in the collections of the Royal BC Museum. Some say the Victorian’s invented our modern festival of Christmas and this changed from…

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                  • TWIH Dec 15 - Victorian Christmas

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                    We look back on celebrations of Christmas past, which can be found in the collections of the Royal BC Museum. Some say the Victorian’s invented our modern festival of Christmas and this changed from…

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                    • TWIH Dec 8 - Emily Carr's Birthday

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                      On December 13, 1871, Emily Carr was born in Victoria, BC. She was a world renowned artist and was one of nine children, five girls and four boys. Before her parents moved to Victoria, they alternated…

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