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Wharf Street from the Water

Left: Detail from 1863 map of Victoria by Alfred Waddington, showing location of the Hudson Bay Company’s wharf. Right: View of Wharf Street from water, ca. 1869. The building numbered ‘2’ in this image is the Hudson‘s Bay Company’s warehouse just south of Wharf Street. The warehouse was a prominant building along the waterfront until the late 1930s when it was torn down [City of Victoria Archives images M08541 + M06962]

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