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Gastown (Vancouver, B.C.) English
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Plan of the town of Granville, Burrard Inlet, B.C.

Item is a map of the Town of Granville, Burrard Inlet, B.C., including the area north of Hastings Street between Cambie and Carrall streets, including lots designated for what became fill lands north of Water Street. Crown grants and government reserve lots are noted.

This map is a tracing made at an undetermined date of an 1885 tracing (attested by the Chief Commissioner of Lands in Nov. 1885) of the original 1870 map attested by Joseph Trutch. The 1885 tracing, from which this map was made, had been deposited with the Land Registry Office in 1885.

Note that map is oriented to the south.

British Columbia. Department of Lands and Works

Vancouver - Spectacular by Nature - Japanese version CH 1/2 - English version CH 3/4 [English version CH 3/4]

Item is "Vancouver - Spectacular By Nature;" the last in the series of video post cards; released in 1994. The film features footage of Vancouver and the surrounding area highlighting the activities and attractions available to visitors. The final five minutes of the film features a couple of minutes of archival footage of Vancouver as a way to celebrate and acknowledge its 100 year history. Directed and edited by Mike [Michael] Collier; photography Dave Geddes, Ron Orieux, Bob Rodvik, Tim Sale, John Seale, and Bob Asgeirsson; narrator Art Hives; music Ralph Dyck; technical services Alpha Cine Service and Post Haste Video. Produced by Yaletown Productions Inc. b&w from 00:21:43-00:22:40.

Allscreen - Vancouver - reel #3

Film consists of raw footage of scenes of Vancouver used in the video postcard "Vancouver - The World in a City." Including Vancouver street scenes, the downtown area around Burrard Street, and Georgia Street, the Trade and Convention Centre construction site in Coal Harbour, Coal Harbour, the B.C. Ferries seabus, the Gastown neighbourhood, tourists, the steam clock, First Nations artists carving a totem pole, the undeveloped Expo 86 site, and various views of the city of Vancouver. Silent film.

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