Item : MAP 41 - Commercial map of Greater Vancouver and district

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Commercial map of Greater Vancouver and district

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compiled and published by Vancouver Map & Blueprint Co.

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AM1594-: MAP 41

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  • [1929?] (Publication)
    Vancouver Map & Blue Print Company
    Dates based on Point Grey and South Vancouver not delineated as seperate municipalities, but 1930 street name changes not included.

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2 maps on 1 sheet : lithographic print, col. annot. ; 106 x 137 cm

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Item is a map sheet containing two maps. The principal map depicts greater Vancouver, including portions of North and West Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey. The information depicted on the map includes streets, postal blocks, streetcar and railway lines, parks and golf courses, and schools. The map includes 1/2 mile distance circles centred on old City Hall at Main and Hastings.

The sheet includes an inset map of Granville Island. Depth of water given along shorelines of Burrard Inlet, English Bay, and along the West Vancouver coast from First Narrows to Howe Sound. The sheet includes an index of streets.

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MAP 102, MAP 933, MAP 84, MAP 93 and MAP 719 are various versions of this map, some of which have been used as base maps to depict other information.

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Map formerly located at 205-A




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The principal map contains a small number of annotations in the hand of J.S. Matthews, including an incorrect date attribution.

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  • Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
  • MD5: A4CFFBE02402716CA36F7F2E12E1DE88
  • Size: 231141764 bytes

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  • Box: 205-A-02