Mixed Media & Prints
Panoramic 1940's photograph featuring British Columbia Premier John Hart and St. John Ambulance.
This framed black and white panoramic photograph taken in the 1940's on the BC Legislative building front steps in Victoria is in wonderful condition.
The photo features British Columbia's 23rd Premier at the time John Hart and a collection of members of the St. John Ambulance chapter.
This rare photo of the finely dressed and well decorated John Hart is a wonderful piece of British Columbian history.
John Hart historical significances:
- John Hart (1879 - 1957) was the 23rd Premier of British Columbia, Canada, from December 9, 1941 to December 29, 1947.
- Hart's coalition government was re-elected in the 1945 election by a decisive margin. In that contest, Liberals and Conservatives ran under the same banner for the first time in BC history.
- Hart undertook an ambitious program of rural electrification, hydroelectric and highway construction.
- Hart was one of the few BC premiers who left office neither defeated nor under a cloud.
Framed measurements are 6 inches in height x 19 inches in length.