Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.
Date of Issue
June 1, 1935
Perforation or Dimension
Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited.
Designed by Herman Herbert Schwartz. Picture engraved by Clifford H. Dawson. Picture finished by William F. Ford.
This issue of stamps in higher values continues to depict scenes of Canadian interest from coast to coast.
Parliament Buildings at Victoria
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.
Patrick, Douglas and Mary Patrick. Canada's Postage Stamps. Toronto, McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1964, p. 73-74.
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