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PE001273 - "Calgary: Alberta's Capital"
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July 29, 1893 (Creation)
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Broadsheet newspaper, measuring approx. 56x41cm. 4 pages. Photography in black and white.
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Vol. 49, No. 13,550 (July 29, 1893) of the Saturday Globe. The feature article “Calgary: Alberta’s Capital” provides, despite its title, a broad overview of the province of Alberta, including Edmonton, and small towns such as Olds. Accompanying photographs depict various scenes from the province, including prairie landscape shots, agriculture, and town buildings.
In addition to the feature article, a number of brief miscellaneous articles and stories are carried on the last page of the newspaper. A number of advertisements for products and businesses are also present.
Item is very delicate – handle with care.
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