Victoria, B.C., Canada: Canada's greatest port, and one of the coming premier ports on the Pacific Ocean for world traffic Public

A leaflet advertising how great and splendid the port in Victoria is. On the front it has a photo of the outer harbour under construction and another of the location of a new dry-dock in Esquimalt Harbour. It also has a drawing of the plan for a breakwater and new piers in the outer harbour at Ogden Point on Dallas Road. The population of Victoria at the beginning of 1913 is given at 66, 000 people along with a claim that Victoria has the best all-year weather. The back of the pamphlet has photos of the Inner Harbour from 1903 and 1912 along with statistics showing the growth and progress of the area over 10 years taken from official records of the city and Dominion Government. These statistics include: Tonnage of Vessels; Import Duties; Building Permits; Bank Clearings; Tramway Traffic; Post Office Receipts; Property Assessments; Annual Temperature; Bright Sunshine.

Relationships

In Collection:
Contributor
Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Call Number: FC3846.55 V55 (Special Collections)
Date created Location
Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 sheet, illustrations ; 16 x 35 cm folded to 16 x 18 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4359, -123.35155
Physical repository Collection
  • Frank and Cecilia Sylvester Collection
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • January 22, 2008
Transcript
  • VICTORIA, B. C., CANADACANADA'S GREATEST PORT, AND ONE OF THE COMING PREMIER PORTS ON THE PACIFIC OCEAN FOR WORLD TRAFFICESTIMATED POPULATION OF GREATER VICTORIA, BEGINNING OF 1913, 66,000OUTER HARBOUR VICTORIA B.C. PLAN OF BREAKWATER AND NEW PIERS.UNDER CONSTRUCTION.VICTORIA'S SPLENDID OUTER HARBOURVICTORIA HAS THE BEST ALL-YEAR CLIMATEAt Work on Dominion Government Additions toOuter Harbour, Victoria, B. C.Esquimalt Harbour. One of the Finest in the World.The Home of the New Dominion GovernmentDry-Dock.
Technical note
  • 600 dpi tif, Epson GT-15000 scanner, scanned and edited by CDW, OCR transcript by CDW. Metadata by KD.
Year
  • 1913
Permalink
Rights
  • Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original manuscript and for reproduction requests (speccoll@uvic.ca). Patrons may view the material through the Victoria's Early History Collection, but may not use images without permission of the University.
Last modified

This page supports the Zotero and Mendeley browser extensions simply click on the extension widget in your browser to save the objects citation.