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Item : MAP 547 - Panoramic view of the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, 1898

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Panoramic view of the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, 1898

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published by the Vancouver World Printing and Publishing Company, Limited

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AM1594-: MAP 547

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  • 1898 (Publication)
    Vancouver World Printing and Publishing Company
    Vancouver (B.C.)

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1 map : col., ill ; 76 x 117 cm

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Map shows bird's eye view of Vancouver, including Burrard Inlet, Upper False Creek Flats and False Creek. Streets, buildings and businesses are identified. Inset shows location of the Vancouver City foundry, Machine Works and Sugar Refinery. Stated at the bottom of the map is "entered according to act of parliament of Canada in the year 1898 by J.C. McLagan at the Department of Agriculture."

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Microfiche copy in Reading Room.

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The Archives has 6 copies. Copy 1 is annotated by R. Mathison, copy 2 contains an annotation indicating the direction of Puget Sound, copies 5 and 6 are photocopies of the map in black and white and are smaller in dimension (51 x 75 cm; 45 x 64 cm).



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  • Box: Map cabinet C, drawer 7