Item : MAP 3 - Stuart's pocket map of Vancouver, B.C.

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Stuart's pocket map of Vancouver, B.C.

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  • Cartographic material

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AM1594-: MAP 3

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  • [1893?] (Publication)

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1 map : lithographic print, ill. ; 42 x 55 cm + cover

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Item is an illustrated map of the "old" City of Vancouver. The map shows streets, transportation, and significant businesses (such as C.P.R. wharves, smelter, Hastings Mill, Morse's Mill, C.P.R. Shops, City Hospital, sawmill, slaughter houses, and smallpox hospital). The map includes "Index of Streets, Government Offices, Churches, [etc.], including "Civic and other Principal Buildings", "Places of Amusement or Recreation", "Public Schools", "Principal Mills, Foundries and Manufactories", "Principle Bankers", Principal Hotels", and "Miscellaneous".

The map was designed to be folded into a cover, which is included.

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Annotation by City Archivist J. S. Matthews: "Mr. Allan K. Stuart, pioneer, May 1886, compiled and drew this map . . . while engaged as Assistant City Engineer, City Hall, Powell Street".

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A digitized copy of this material is available on-line.

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MAP 230 is the original artwork for the map image. Photostat copies held in AM54-S13 oblong S.74 de-accessioned.

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Format: TIFF (LZW compressed)
MD5: 339F45CAAC91671CEAF84663B6422368
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  • Box: 869-C-01 fld 02