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Photograph, glass lantern slide
Vancouver, BC, about 1920
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1920, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
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"Vancouver: Vancouver, the Western terminus of the rail lines of the Canadian Pacific, is one of the leading cities of the North Pacific coast. It is a very important seaport, with a vast Oriental business, and the centre of a huge lumbering and fishing trade. It is also coming rapidly to the fore in shipbuilding. (Population including suburbs 255,000.)"

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 7--The Pacific Coast; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.

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