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Western Hemisphere of Typus Orbis Terrarum Frontispiece

Giovanni Martines, After 1560. Chart One of Atlas 7 1

Prom the Globe of F. Sohoner. 1520 3

Manuscript Map of 1530 and Map of P. de Furlani, 1560 7

Map of Euysch in edition of Ptolemaeus, 1508, and Frobisher map, 1578 8

Maps by Judaeis, 1593; Herrera, 1600; Sanson, 1691, and Bcbaim, 1492. 9

Eastern Asia after Bering, 1728 10

Maps by Bellin and Buache, 1748, 1750. 1775 11

Maps by Jefferys, 1758 and 1764 12

Russian Maps, 1 75S and 1775 13

General Map of Discoveries of Admiral De Fonte 15

French Map of North America, circa, 1775 17

Title Page of Purchas, His Pilgrimea 23

Early Map of Vancouver Island and Entrance to the Strait of Juan De Fuca 33

Vista De Lo Interior De La Gala De Los Amigos en La Entrada De Nutka 41

First Spanish Chart of Strait of Juan De Fuca, 1790 44

Map of North America, circa, 1625 49

Map of Western North America, circa, 1775 73

H. M. S. Resolution 76

Autograph Letter by Captain Cook 78

General Map of the Discoveries of Admiral De Fonte and Other Navigators by De I'Isle,

1752 80

A Man and Woman of Nootka Sound 84

Mount St. Elias and the New Eddystone 94

Birthplace of Captain Cook ; Death of Captain Cook 105

Alexander Dalrymplc 116

Maps, Port Etches and Rose 's Harbour 118

Track of the Snow Experiment 119

Mearcs ' Long Boat Entering the Strait of Juan De Fuca 121

Maps of N. W. Coast of America, by Capts. Robert Funter and Janips Hanna 122

Sketch of RaftCove in Queen Charlotte Sound, by Robert Funter 125

Callieum and Maquilla 128

Discovery on the ■Rocks in Queen Charlotte's Sound; Launch of the A^or<^ West America. . 131


Signatures of early Captain-Traders 133

View of Spanish Fort, Nootka Sound, from Contemporary Drawing, 1793 135

Spanish Insult to British Flag, 1789 144

Captain George Vancouver, K. N 157

Captain Gray in the Straits of Juan De Fuca ; at the Falkland Islands; In Winter Quarters

at Clayoquot ; at Whampoa 160

The Ships Columbia, Washington, Hancock 16:^

Falls at Indian River Post, Burrard Inlet Iti4

Alexandro Malaspina 166

Spanish Ship Atrevida on Northwest Coast 167

E. Haswell, C. Bulfinch, Jos. Banxell 169

Galiano Island ^ ' 1

The Country of New Albion 1'8

Friendly Cove and Salmon Cove l&O

Macuina and Tetaeu 182

Maps, Milbank 's Sound and Friendly Cove 1S4

A View of the Habitations in Nootka Sound 190

Letter by George Vancouver 192

Celebration in Honour of the Coming of Age of the Daughter of the Famous Nootka Chief,

Maquinna, about 1792 I'*'

Petersham Churchyard, Surrey, England 19'*

Captain George Vancouver's Tomb and Memorial Tablet 19'

Simon Frascr of the NorthWest Company 235

Port Grahame, Hudson 's Bay Co. Pctst on Finlay Kiver 283

Fort McLeod, founded 1805 -^^

Hudson 's Bay Co. 's Post, near Fraser Lake, founded 1 806 287

John Tod ^^^

Duiivegan, Hudson 's Bay Post, Peace River; Episcopal Church Mission at Lesser Slave Lake 493

The Home of Dr. W. F. Tolmie *^*^

Fort Victoria *5'

Wharf Street, 1867, and Fort Street '*''^

472 The Prison, Victoria '

Cheslakees' Village in Johnstone's Straits and Village of the Friendly Indians -19.?

Richard Blanshard, Arthur E. Kennedy, Sir Anthony Musgrave, Sir James Douglas 510

53" First School on Vancouver Island

First Legislative Council of Vancouver Island, 1856

547 Originally Supreme Court, Later First Museum

View of Victoria in 1860 '^

Bird 's-Eye View of Victoria in 1S78

564 Early Views. Government Street, Victoria

Old Views of Victoria

Old A'iew of James Bridge, Victoria "*


Type8 of British Columbia Indians 57.'i

Indian Fish Caches 580

The Inside of a House iu Nootka Sound 582

Missions and Their Congregations 584

Kincolith Church and School; Nishka Chiefs and Leaders 587

Section of Kincolith ; The New Mode of Travel, Archdeacon CoUison 's Launch, The Dawn,

arrived in Harbour '. 589

Progress in Education G23

Angela College, Victoria; Administration Bifilding, Virtoria 620

University Site Commissioners, 1910 634

Vancouver 643

Vancouver, City, Council Meeting After the Fire of June 13, 1886, and J. W. Home's Real

Estate Office 645

Hastings Street and Granville Street, Vancouver 646

North Vancouver from Ferry Wharf and Vancouver Harbour and Shipping 647

Twin Falls, Yoho Valley; Siwash Eoek, English Bay, Vancouver 649



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