Ten Sketches

By Gorden Friesen

The following ten illustrations are by graphic artist Gordon Friesen.

They were created in 1991 as part of a project on Beacon Hill Park
history sponsored by the Friends of Beacon Hill Park Society.

Copyright 2005 Gordon Friesen

Finlayson Point aboriginal village

Aboriginal village and defensive site on Finlayson Point (904 A.D. to 1689 A.D)






Harvesting camas bulbs on Beacon Hill
Lekwungen women harvesting Camas bulbs on Beacon Hill




“Beneath the surface” view of a Camas bulb




Structure of a camas plant Camas


Reef net fishing scene
Reef-net fishing


Burial cairns on Beacon Hill
Aboriginal burial cairns on Beacon Hill
James Douglas arriving at Clover Point

James Douglas arriving at Clover Point, 1842


Finlayson Point gun battery
Finlayson Point gun battery, 1878

World War II military searchlight
World War II military searchlight




Emily Carr painting in Beacon Hill Park
Emily Carr painting in Beacon Hill Park



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