Item : MAP 547 - Panoramic view of the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, 1898

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

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published by the Vancouver World Printing and Publishing Company, Limited

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AM1594-: MAP 547

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Not drawn to scale.

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1 map : lithographic print, col., ill ; 77 x 107 cm

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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.

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Microfiche copy in Reading Room.

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The Archives has copies of both the original 1898 map and one copy of the 1976 reproduction. Please note that the digitized version is of the reproduction, not the original.

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Format: TIFF (LZW compressed) MD5: 4A559421D9CDDF284540A28544D7E02E
*Size: 47739488 bytes


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  • Box: 267-03-02
  • Box: 699-02-08