A Birks pin, 2.5” long, showing a key to the city of Vancouver, inscribed with the words Vancouver & Dist. LBA (Lawn Bowling Association, apparently). Courtesy of Neil Whaley.

A Birks pin, 2.5” long, showing a key to the city of Vancouver, inscribed with the words Vancouver & Dist. LBA (Lawn Bowling Association, apparently). Courtesy of Neil Whaley.

Stained glass window from the Goh School of Ballet, a playful derivative of the Coat of Arms of the City of Vancouver.

Stained glass window from the Goh School of Ballet, a playful derivative of the Coat of Arms of the City of Vancouver.

The City of Vancouver’s coat of arms by James Jervis Blomfield (1872 - 1951). As described by the artist himself, the design was first made in 1901, adapted in 1903, and presented to the city in 1945 in the form of a memorial plaque. Now in the Vancouver City Archives