Place Published: Victoria, BC
Publisher: Daily British Colonist
Date Published: 1879
Binding: No binding
Two Daily British Colonist newspapers, April 30, 1879 and July 9, 1879, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 24"x18". Four pages, some margin tears, otherwise good
The Electric Light article. One column article report on a light bulb experiment from Edinburgh UK. Also mention the use of Niagara Falls as power driving source.
On December 11th, 1858, in the midst of a gold rush, a man with the improbable name Amor de Cosmos inked up an old hand press and launched a newspaper, the British Colonist into the world. Published in Victoria, it became the leading paper in the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, and was the paper for the province of British Columbia until the emergence of Vancouver and competitors in the 1890s. British Colonist (also called the Daily Colonist) from 1858-1936. quoted from British Colonist website.
Good. Item #2412