The Oil Field of the British Empire 1929

This map (33” x 50”) and was donated to the TVOS on July 26, 2018 by Fred & Maxine Davidson of Black Diamond, Alta. It is titled “The Oil Field of the British Empire” published for sale by J.W. Downes, Calgary, July 1929.

Historian, David Finch, suggests that it was prepared for the purpose of stock promotion by various oil and gas exploration companies to raise money for further well drilling in the Turner Valley area.