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Item : AM1052 P-192 - Vancouver, B.C. Skyscrapers

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Vancouver, B.C. Skyscrapers

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The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd.

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AM1052-: AM1052 P-192

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  • [ca. 1912] (Creation)
    On the verso of this postcard is a note hand-written by Major Matthews. The note reads, "1912 I should say[.] J.S.M."

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1 print : col., on postcard ; 14 x 9 cm

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Item is postcard printed with a collage-like image of downtown Vancouver skyscrapers. Some of the buildings pictured are the World Building (now known as the Sun Tower), the Dominion Trust Building, the central post office, the provincial court house, and the Vancouver Block.

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Margaret Waddington, a member of the Friends of the Archives, showed Archives staff a copy of this postcard that was a part of Brightman's personal collection. An annotation on the postcard's verso indicated that Brightman was responsible for the photography and design of the image printed on this postcard.

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  • Box: 898-A-01