Photostory # 71: Fostered by Canadian Archery Clubs: The Art of Robin Hood
National Film Board of Canada
September 11, 1956
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography fonds, National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives
Archery was, until the 14th century, man's chief means of hunting and making war. Today, long outmoded in battle -- although still used in big-game hunting -- it is a popular sport enjoyed by enthusiasts throughout the world. Above, members of Vancouver's Green Archers Club turn out for a peaceful day's shoot in Stanley Park.