Scene in Vancouver Harbor – July 21. 1914 “H.M.S. Rainbow, called to aid in deporting Hindus on board S.S. Komagata Maru.”

   

SASI number: 

2016.003.009 

Title: 

Scene in Vancouver Harbor - July 21. 1914 "H.M.S. Rainbow, called to aid in deporting Hindus on board S.S. Komagata Maru." 

Date: 

21 Jul. 1914. 

Description: 

1 photograph : b&w ; of the H.M.S. Rainbow [large ship in the centre?] and the Komagata Maru [large ship on the right?] in the Vancouver Harbour. There are many smaller ships visible in the water surrounding the two ships. Beyond the H.M.S. Rainbow is a forested coast. There is a large ship smoke billowing out of its smokestack docked at a pier on the left side of the image. The photograph has an inscribed caption that reads, "Scene in Vancouver Harbor[sic] on July 21. 1914 / H.M.S. Rainbow called to aid in deporting Hindus on board S.S. Komagata Maru." The photograph is signed to the left of the caption. It reads, "Photogr. by / W. J. Moore / 812P." 

Creator/Source: 

W. J. Moore (photographer). 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 photograph : b&w ; 800 ppi. 

Repository: 

City of Vancouver Archives - Major Matthews Collection. 

Identifier number: 

AM54-S4-3-: PAN N151 

URL: 

http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/scene-in-vancouver-harbor-july-21-1914-h-m-s-rainbow-called-to-aid-in-deporting-hindus-on-board-s-s-komagata-maru 

Rights: 

Public domain. 

Subjects: 

British Columbia-Vancouver. 

Emigration and immigration. 

HMS Rainbow (Ship). 

Komagata Maru Incident, 1914-Pictorial works.
Refugees.