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Item : MAP 979 - Plan of a portion of the water front of Vancouver city

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Plan of a portion of the water front of Vancouver city

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  • Continuation of title: ...showing the line of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the foreshore reserved for railway purposes

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AM1594-: MAP 979

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  • [after May 28, 1891] (Reproduction)
  • Mar. 1886 (Creation)

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1 map (tracing) : ink and watercolour on linen ; 61 x 53 cm

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Item is a tracing of a map showing the Vancouver waterfront between Granville and Carrall streets. The original map contains a number of attestations which have been traced: by W.C. Van Horne (Mar. 11, 1886); H.J. Cambie, Engineer in charge (Feb. 22, 1886); T. Trudeau, Deputy Minister of Railways (31 Mar. 1886); and Land Registry office (12 May 1886). The Tracing was made from a copy submitted as an appendix to an affadvit May 28, 1891.

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Colours have faded.

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  • Box: 538-D-02 fld 04