Title and statement of responsibility area
Advertising signage photographs
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Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
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Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Victoria (B.C.). Engineering Department
Physical description area
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Scope and content
Series consists of photographs of advertising billboards and other signage in the downtown area, James Bay, and Vic West.
The photographs were, in all probability, taken as supporting evidence for proposed amendments to the 1963 sign bylaw (no. 5335). The amendments contained in bylaw no. 6418, which would purge Victoria of all commercial billboards over a 3-year period as well as restrict the number, size and content, was passed by Council 10 August 1972. All photographs were taken between 8 May and 11 May 1972.
Each image has a general view in Polaroid format and a close up view in standard 35 mm format.
Some photographs are in Polaroid format and are deteriorating.
Immediate source of acquisition
Arranged alphabetically by street.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Only the Polaroid images have been scanned [M06196-M06281].