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Narvaez's reconnaissance, Rio Blancho 1791
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- Cartographic material
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- Matthews, James Skitt, Major
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1 map : positive photostat ; 63 x 46 cm
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Major J.S. Matthews was a native of North Wales who arrived in Vancouver in 1898 from New Zealand. He was with Imperial Oil for most of the period 1898-1920 and held various executive positions during the twenties. In 1933 he became City Archivist for Vancouver, a position he held until his death.
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Item is a map of the coast from Lummi Island, Washington north to Burrard Inlet, showing the route of Narvaez's explorations, modern and Spanish place names, and location of trails.
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This item is listed in the AM54 inventory as being Oblong L.18.
Copyright: City of Vancouver; expiry: 2021-01-01.