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Item : MAP 101 - Map of Vancouver British Columbia

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Map of Vancouver British Columbia

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Compiled and Published by the City Map and White Print Co.

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AM1594-: MAP 101

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[1:1 554]

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  • 1890 (Publication)
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1 map : mounted on linen ; blue ink ; red and green annotations ; 122 x 116 cm ; roll in 122 x 8 cm diam.

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The map of Vancouver shows streets, bus routes, railways, and postal block numbers. The map?s buildings are quite detailed, and it includes depictions of fire halls, libraries, hospitals, and schools. Red and green annotations show the divisional boundaries of wards and polling stations. One mile circles radiate from City Hall. A Street Index appears at the bottom of the map, and this gives the coordinates of different roads.

The westernmost identifiable point on the map is Marine Drive and the easternmost road is Boundary Road while the northernmost is Stanley Park, and the southernmost is Sea Island and Lulu Island.

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  • Box: 186-B