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Item : MAP 172 - Map of the province of British Columbia

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Map of the province of British Columbia

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  • Cartographic material

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Published and copyrighted by the Dominion Publishing Co. of Vancouver, B.C.

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AM1594-: MAP 172

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  • 1892 (Creation)
    Dominion Publishing Co.

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1 map : lithographic print, col., mounted on linen ; 184 x 220 cm

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Item consists of a geographical map of the province in the central panel; surrounding the central panel are photo-lithographic illustrations of scenic locations from across the province. The bottom left-hand portion of the main panel is filled with a table of information about British Columbia, including: names and salaries of principal public officials, statistics on chief industries, provincial demographic and financial statistics, a table of distances from Victoria to various national and international cities, and export statistics.

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Paper is darkened due to deterioration of the paper.

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Map has been cut into 23 x 27cm segments and mounted on a sheet of linen for backing and to allow folding into a stack.

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  • Box: 835-D-05