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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.

Commercial map of Greater Vancouver and district

Item is a map sheet containing two maps. The principal map depicts greater Vancouver, including portions of North and West Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey. The information depicted on the map includes streets, postal blocks, streetcar and railway lines, parks and golf courses, and schools. The map includes 1/2 mile distance circles centred on old City Hall at Main and Hastings.

The sheet includes an inset map of Granville Island. Depth of water given along shorelines of Burrard Inlet, English Bay, and along the West Vancouver coast from First Narrows to Howe Sound. The sheet includes an index of streets.

Panoramic view of the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, 1898

Item is a map showing an oblique aerial eye view of Vancouver, including Burrard Inlet, Upper False Creek Flats and False Creek. Streets, buildings and businesses are identified. Inset shows location of the Vancouver City foundry, Machine Works and Sugar Refinery. The map includes pictorial representations of buildings, industrial activity around Burrard Inlet, watercraft and vegetation. The perspective view of the map is to the south/south-east.

The map was originally included as a supplement to the Daily World newspaper.

Perspective of Greater Vancouver from Grouse Mountain (elevation 4000 ft.)

item is an illustrated, map-like pictorial view of Greater Vancouver. Locations of districts, waterways, beaches, golf courses, principal parks and significant buildings are identified by matching an index list to corresponding letters and numbers on the vertical and horizontal axes along the border of the map.

Vancouver, B.C.

Map shows major roads, parks, landmarks and tourist attractions in Vancouver and parts of West Vancouver, North Vancouver and Burnaby. The map shows the area from Grouse Mountain in the north to Vancouver International Airport in the south and from Burnaby Lake in the east to Lighthouse Park and the University Endowment Lands in the west

Vancouver, Canada

Item is a map of the Lower Mainland from the City of Vancouver east to Port Coquitlam, including the North Shore municipalities, Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster, the western portion of Port Coquitlam, Richmond, and the northern portion of Surrey. The pictorial map is in the form of an oblique aerial view oriented to the E/NE.

Visit the Scenery Shop, souvenir headquarters

Item is a promotional brochure for The Scenery Shop, a retailer of souvenirs located at 656 Granville Street. One side of the brochure when unfolded displays a map designed by the shop's proprietor, William L. Webber, showing points of interest and an inset map showing the location of the shop. The other side of the unfolded sheet shows photographs and lists of products available in the shop.