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Agriculture in British Columbia

Item is a postcard. The four images on the recto are respectively captioned, "Cattle on a Chilcotin range," "A typical farmyard scene," "Poultry pay the farmer well," and "Sheep grazing on the uplands." On the verso are printed four paragraphs of text relating to the state of agriculture in British Columbia and promoting the benefits of farming. A fifth paragraph reads, "For more information, agricultural booklets, and pre-emption maps write Bureau of Provincial Information, Victoria, B.C., Canada."

British Columbia : an historical illustrated map commemorating two centenaries, 1867-1967, 1866-1966

Item is an illustrated map is of the province of British Columbia, created to commemorate the Canadian Centennial.

The central component of the sheet is a reproduction of part of a map from the Department of Lands; surrounding the map are illustrations depicting prominent historical figures and accompanying information. The map has been annotated with the routes of Captain Cook's voyage (1778-1779), Captain Vancouver's voyage (1792-1794), and the overland routes of Sir Alexander MacKenzie (1793), David Thompson (1806-1811) and Simon Fraser (1808).

Portraits, accompanied by short biographies, are included for Cook, Vancouver, MacKenzie, Fraser and Sir James Douglas. Six other portraits are of the early governors of the colony of Vancouver Island and of British Columbia between 1849 and 1876. An illustration of the Great Seal of the Realm attached to the royal commission appointing Richard Blanshard the first governor of the colony of Vancouver Island is shown. A short textual description of the birth and expansion of British Columbia is included with an accompanying illustration of the expansion of the province over time.

Map of British Columbia

Item is an administrative map which show the locations of government offices, including: mining recording offices, trading posts, E. & N. Ry. land grants, railways, and highways. Text includes: Adminstration lists (e.g. Supreme Court County Courts, radio stations, Customs and Excise, index of post offices, etc.); Distance tables [for coast, roads, railways, world]; The population of city, district and village municipalities in British Columbia [from the] census, 1931. Map also includes an inset detailing the Strait of Georgia between Victoria and Vancouver.

Powell Lake

Item is a map of southwestern British Columbia from Bute Inlet to Alta Lake and Chilko Lake to northern Gabriola Island showing Crown granted land, surveyed timber leases and licenses, Indian Reserves, government reserves, land district and park boundaries, nautical distances, municipalities, cities and villages, telegraph and telephone lines, pipelines, railways, government agents' offices, mining and sub-mining recording offices, post offices, lighthouses, roads, and elevations of geographical features.

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