Eric Hamber and friends at his home at 3838 Cypress Street, 1927
Eric Hamber was the Lieutenant Governor of BC (1936-1941), Chancellor of UBC (1944-1951), and recipient of the Order of St Michael and St George. In his spare time he enjoyed playing harem, hunting, and skinny dipping.
Source: City of Vancouver Archives at the Internet Archive, item #MI-138
Here’s what the house looks like today. It’s about 5 minutes from me, in the Shaughnessy neighbourhood, which today is the “old money” area full mansions, which back in the day were mostly built by nouveau riche local liquor barons during Prohibition.