New Bank of Montreal, Victoria, B.C. Public

The blueprint (Rattenbury's "Drawing no. 1") shows plans of the basement and three floors. The pencil drawings are sketches of the ground floor including proposed arrangement of counters, etc. Three-storey building with basement. The basement contains a vault, lavatory and furnace room. The ground floor comprises the public area, vault and manager's room. The second floor (called "1st floor" on the drawing) consists of the general office, four private offices, a vault, restroom and storeroom. The third floor (called "2nd floor" on the drawing) includes five offices and a restroom. A stairway on the west end of the building connects all levels, and a space for an elevator is specified on the drawings. Samuel Maclure prepared drawings for alterations to this bank (see file 16).

1200 Government Street, Victoria

Item is an architectural drawing by F.M. Rattenbury prepared for Bank of Montreal.


In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 of 3 drawings: 2 pencil on paper, 1 blueprint; 51 x 66 cm or smaller
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4258930, -123.3677643
Physical repository Collection
  • Samuel Maclure Architectural Drawings
  • Samuel Maclure fonds (SC075), Special Collections and University Archives, University of Victoria
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Acc. 1980-067, AP2110
Fonds title
  • Samuel Maclure fonds
Fonds identifier
  • SC075
Date digitized
  • February 23, 2012
  • 1896
  • This material may be protected by copyright. Personal use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of Special Collections and University Archives, University of Victoria is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from Special Collections and University Archives.
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