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Governor General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough visit Britannia Mines on Commodore E. W. Hamber's steam yacht "Vencedor" of the R. V. Y. C. Thursday Sept. 8th 1932

Item is a newsreel documenting the visit of Governor-General his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough, PC, GCMG, and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough with Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber to the Britannia Mines. The film shows footage of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Hamber arriving at Ballantyne Pier; meeting with the members of the Vancouver Harbour Commission (President S. McClay, Commissioner J. B. Thomas, and Commissioner R. D. Williams); greeting his excellency the Right Honourable the Earl of Bessborough and her excellency the Countess of Bessborough; and boarding their yacht Vencedor; the Britannia Mines band and Mr. C. P. Browning, manager of the Britannia Mines, officially receiving the visiting party at the Britannia Mines piers; and the visiting party inspecting the concentration and machine shop at the Britannia Mines. The film also includes images of the Vancouver skyline and the BC coastline taken during the seavoyage to and from the Britannia Mines, an aerial views of Britannia Beach and Howe Sound, as well an official shot of the crew of the Vencedor yacht.

Gibsons B.C.

This postcard includes personal correspondence. Sent to Major J.S. Matthews. The image printed on the recto of this postcard is described in the message written on the verso.

Vancouver, B.C., Canada : aerial view of Downtown Vancouver, Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains

Item is a postcard showing an image of an aerial view of Downtown Vancouver, the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. Caption on back of photograph: "This aerial view showing Granville Street Bridge in the foreground is a clear testimonial to the exciting skyline and surrounding beauty of this seaport city. The residential areas of West and North Vancouver are seen in the background."

Vancouver, B.C., Canada : aerial view of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Inlet and North Shore Mountains

Item is a postcard showing an aerial view of Vancouver, the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. Caption on back of postcard: "The harbours are ice free throughout the year accommodating the world's largest ships of all nations. Considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world with ideal recreation facilities in close proximity to the city centre."

Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Item is a postcard showing an aerial view of Vancouver, the Burrard Inlet and the North Shore Mountains. Caption on back of postcard: "Aerial view of the downtown core, English Bay and beautiful Kitsilano. The Planetarium, Burrard and Granville Street Bridges shown in the foreground. A background of the beautiful North Shore mountains and one of the world's largest ice-free deep water harbours."

Expo 86 Fairsite, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Item is a postcard showing three images of the Expo 86 site. Caption on back of postcard: "The north shore of False Creek, as depicted in these photos, has transformed in four short years from an industrial area to a futuristic fairsite of Expo 86. The Stadium at B.C. Place, the world's largest air-supported building, and the geodesic Expo Centre will be landmarks in Vancouver for years to come."

Expo 86 Fairsite, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Item is a postcard showing an aerial photograph of Vancouver featuring the Expo 86 site. Caption on back of postcard: "Located on the north shore of False Creek, the site of Expo 86 is truly magnificent. Covering over 165 acres and featuring over 80 participants, the world is coming to British Columbia in 1986."

Aerial view of passenger ship entering the Narrows, Vancouver, B.C.

Item is a postcard printed with an image of a passenger ship entering the First Narrows of Burrard Inlet, seen from the air above Stanley Park, looking northwest. Portions of Stanley Park and West Vancouver are visible. This postcard includes personal correspondence. Sent to Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Morgan of Sedgewick Bay, Queen Charlotte Islands from Royal in Vancouver.

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