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Item : MAP 654 - City of Vancouver

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City of Vancouver

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published by Dakin Publishing Co.

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AM1594-: MAP 654

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[1:1 080]

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  • 1889 (Publication)
    Dakin Publishing Co.
    San Francisco (Calif.)
    Place is uncertain. Actor is uncertain. According to the original map card description, the date was obtained from Oblong Box 5.33 in which part of the map has been reproduced.

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1 map : diazo ; 105 x 166 cm

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Item is a copy of sections of a November 1889 fire insurance map that have been pieced together. Includes the area between Seymour and Dunlevy Streets, from the south shore of the Burrard Inlet to Keefer Street. Map shows Chinatown, part of False Creek, and buildings and their uses (commercial, residential, industrial). The name of the business, business owner, or type of business is noted for most commercial and industrial buildings.

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Map has yellowed and has a large tear in the upper right corner. Other tears have been repaired with tape.
Copy of a blueprint. Date given is that of the original map.

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Use microfiche copy in Reading Room.

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According to the original map card description, Oblong Box 5.33 listed the original completed map as being labelled "Dakin Publishing Company, San Francisco."

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Map formerly located at 205-B

External Link Format: TIFF (LZW compressed) MD5: 740F2CDAD4A9EB866B694D91E2A5295D
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  • Box: 205-B-04