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Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.)
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Seens [scenes] of Van[couver], Capilano, Stanley Park

Item is a film showing various scenes around Vancouver. The first half of this film documents a Gray Line Tours bus trip through Vancouver and second half contains scenes showing landmarks of Vancouver and surrounding areas. Film contains footage showing: Empress of Japan Figurehead in Stanley Park, U.B.C., Chinatown, Hotel Georgia, Lion's Gate Bridge, Court House, Capilano Suspension Bridge, Capilano Golf and Country Club, Prospect Point, Stanley Park, views of downtown and North Shore Mountains from Little Mountain, City Hall, sailboats in Burrard Inlet, and Swimmers at Kits Beach.

Window display of W.H. Walsh Grocer

Item is a photograph showing an exterior view of the grocery store window display and entrance doors. Displayed out front on the street are crates of apples and a sign for "Made in British Columbia Week"; advertisements for Malkin's tea, mince meat and a "boy wanted" sign are also visible. The business was located at 1200 Seymour Street, at the corner of Seymour and Davie.

Vancouver, B.C., Canada : Centennial Fountain

Item is a postcard printed with an image of the Centennial Fountain in downtown Vancouver. Caption on back of postcard: "This fountain was presented to the people of British Columbia by the B.C. Government to commemorate the centenary of the union of Vancouver Island and the Mainland to form the province of B.C. in 1866. The fountain sculptured from Italian marble is situated in front of the Courthouse in downtown Vancouver. Height of water flow is electronically controlled by a wind regulator."

[Map of Pioneer Place showing the area deeded to the City of Vancouver by the C.P.R.]

Item is a hand drawn map of Pioneer Place (also known as Pigeon Park), on the corner of Hastings and Carrall Streets. Map is colour coded to indicate the portion deeded to the City by the C.P.R., the portion being asked from the C.P.R. for street purposes, and the portion leased by the C.P.R. to Mr. Horne. Included on the map are Horne Block, Garden Block, a sidewalk, lanes, and a fountain. An engineer's estimates of improvements are noted on the right side of the map. Notes at the top of the map by J.S. Matthews, City Archivist read "Presented in 1934 by Ex-Alderman W.H. Gallagher. The date is about 1895."

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