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The Sinking of the Princess Sophia: A Curator Talk

Join Brittany Vis, Associate Director of the Maritime Museum of British Columbia, to learn more about the exhibit and the disaster. Vis will highlight select stories of individuals on board, explore the immediate aftermath of the tragedy including the recovery efforts and court proceedings, and share images of artifacts and historic photographs that have been donated since the launch of the traveling exhibit in Victoria in January.

Vis has worked at the Maritime Museum of BC since 2015 and is originally from the Fraser Valley in BC. She has a Bachelor’s in English literature and Canadian history from the University of Victoria and a Master’s of Library and Information Science from the University of Western Ontario.

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