The hidden date for this stamp can be found in the bottom-left corner of the picture.
This issue of stamps in higher values continues to depict scenes of Canadian interest from coast to coast.
A view of the Legislative Buildings of the Province of British Columbia, at Victoria. They were erected in the years 1893 to 1897; Francis Mawson Rattenbury was the architect. This design gave Vancouver Island its first representation in Canadian postage stamps. It also honoured, through its capital city, the Pacific province of Canada.