Key to City medallion

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Creator City of Vancouver Archives
Title Key to City medallion
Published Vancouver : Museum of Vancouver
Identifier 65516
Language English
Media Image
Contributor Museum of Vancouver
Description <div class="field-item field-item-0">Presented by John Canessa, the original recipient, to the Archives in 1957; see copies of letter from Major J.S. Matthews in Doc. Spec. file.</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">Manufactured in Canada.</div>
<div class="field-item field-item-0">Edge inscribed with "CAPT. JOHN CANESSA, BORN NANAIMO, B.C. 1879; KEY TO THE/CITY OF VANCOUVER"; followed by a key in relief, followed by "G. G. MCGEER/MAYOR". The reverse side reads "VANCOUVER/1886/GOLDEN/1936/JUBILEE"; on this side are stamped to initials as well, "J" and "C" on either side of the word "GOLDEN".</div><div class="field-item field-item-1">"CAPT. JOHN CANESSA, BORN NANAIMO, B.C. 1879; KEY TO THE/CITY OF VANCOUVER/"; "G. G. MCGEER/MAYOR"; "VANCOUVER/1886/GOLDEN/1936/JUBILEE"; "J"; "C"; "GOLDEN".</div>
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