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Item : MAP 55 - Map of City of Vancouver showing distribution of electric light, gas, & power services

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Map of City of Vancouver showing distribution of electric light, gas, & power services

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British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd.

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AM54-S13-: MAP 55

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  • [ca. 1905] (Publication)
    British Columbia Electric Railway Company

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1 map : lithographic print, col., annot. ; 54 x 106 cm

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Item is a map which shows the City of Vancouver in the early parts of the 20th century (ca. 1905) and depicts city blocks which had been supplied with electric street lights, with electric power and gas service. J.S. Matthews annotated the map in 1947 with counts of electric street lights in various neighbourhoods.

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Map is fragile with missing pieces along the edges.

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Map had previously been alienated from its original fonds and placed in AM1594.

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In the AM54-S13 inventory, was part of Oblong S.33.


Restored. Map has been backed with linen and edges stabilized.


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  • Cabinet: 271-02-04