Aerial views



Scope note(s)

  • A perspective representation of cities or landscapes portrayed as if viewed from above at an oblique angle; not generally drawn to scale but shows street patterns, individual buildings, and major landscape features (e.g., bird’s-eye view, panorama, panoramic drawing, worm’s-eye view).

Source note(s)

  • Source: Cartographic Database

Display note(s)

  • Use for: Bird's-eye views. See also as subheading under location name, e.g. Victoria (B.C.)--Aerial views.

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Aerial view of B.C. Parliament Buildings and Inner Harbour

Item consists of one aerial photograph of the B.C. Parliament Buildings with front lawn and gardens, people walking, cars, and the Welcome to Victoria flower bed. "B.C. Government Air Photograph. All rights reserved. Date of exposure May 11, 1959. Obtain rights & tech data from Air Division, Dept. of Lands & Forests, Victoria, B.C." is stamped on the verso. "9:18 am P.S.T" and "scale 1" = 31 ft." are written on the verso.

British Columbia general views and Victoria and vicinity

Series consists of 382 photographs produced primarily by Hannah or Richard Maynard. Other photographers may also be identified on some negatives. Images depict locations around Victoria, including downtown, Beacon Hill, Esquimalt, and the Gorge, as well as other places within British Columbia that could not be otherwise attributed to the Maynard's field photography. Scenes include Victoria street scenes, churches, the Inner Harbour, regattas, farming, and forests.

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