Victoria, B.C. British Columbia Government Travel Bureau. 1939.
Brochure 9 x 4 inches opening to photo-illustrated sheet 16 x 19 3/4 inches, featuring a 10 x 11 inch map of British Columbia. Text in caps states "Canada Welcomes Tourists," no doubt seeking tourist-driven revenue. Brochure in very good clean condition. WorldCat indicates six library holdings. Text on brochure identifies "Charles F. Banfield, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty." George VI was on the throne from 1936 until his death in 1952. The brochure speaks enthusiastically of British Columbia's "Royal Year, made memorable by the visit of Their Gracious Majesties, our King and Queen," as well as the "80th Anniversary of the great Gold Rush of 1859," indicating 1939 as the year of publication. Item #55619