Quote from 'The Book of Small’

"Beacon Hill Park (was) a beautiful piece of wild land given to the people of Victoria by Sir James Douglas … To the west lay the purple hills of Sooke; to the south were the straits of Juan de Fuca, rimmed by the snowy Olympic mountains, whose peaks were always playing in and out among the clouds till you could not tell which was peak and which sky. On the east there were more sea and islands. The town was on the north …"1
1Emily Carr, The Book of Small, (Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 2004), 102.
Emily Carr
19th Century
Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA
CANADA Vancouver Island and vicinity, British Columbia, Vancouver Island and vicinity, CANADA
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