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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.112.2
Description
The Nabob brand coffee can is made of metal, It is round and is sealed with a lid. The label is green background, with red letters. There are two cream and gold panels on the side, printed with product information. The label is printed directly on the metal. The lid has text embossed into the meta…
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailers of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.112.2
Description
The Nabob brand coffee can is made of metal, It is round and is sealed with a lid. The label is green background, with red letters. There are two cream and gold panels on the side, printed with product information. The label is printed directly on the metal. The lid has text embossed into the metal. The condition of can is good. NABOB NABOB COFFEE COFFEE is a blend of carefully is now irradiated by selected Coffee Beans our special scientific scientifically blended, patended process. thermalo roasted, Reg. Can. Patent iradiated and No. 316050 vacuum packed. NABOB COFFEE is now subjected to See Other Panel the ultra-violat ray and sealed in vacuum- KELLY DOUGLAS packed tins to preserve & CO. LIMITED the natural aroma VANCOUVER, B.C. of the coffee. Nabob was one of the food brands used by the Kelly, Douglas Co. Ltd. The can was manufactured by the American Can Co. of Vancouver, BC., as noted on the label (A. C. Co. Ltd.)
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailers of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
Marks/Labels
"Nabob Irradiated Coffee / The Same Famous Flavour / Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd." printed on front and back of tin "Nabob Coffee is a blend...and vacuum packed...Vancouver BC" "Guaranteed 5 Lbs. Net", printed on side of can. "Nabob Coffee is now irradiated...natual aroma of the coffee" "Vancouver Canada", printed on side of can. "Roaster Fresh", printed on either side of brand name, on front and back of can. "A.C. Co. 2L", printed on lower edge of label.
Maker
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Product Packaging
Container
Name Access
Kelly Douglas and Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.188.5
Description
Jar, for curry powder; clear glass jar with label and metal lid; green label has large red lettering, small black lettering and logo across top, with cream bar with black lettering near bottom; contents still inside bottle; "Nabob"
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.188.5
Description
Jar, for curry powder; clear glass jar with label and metal lid; green label has large red lettering, small black lettering and logo across top, with cream bar with black lettering near bottom; contents still inside bottle; "Nabob"
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
Marks/Labels
"NABOB / BRAND (small) / CURRY / POWDER", printed on label "KELLY DOUGLAS & CO / LIMITED / VANCOUVER B.C.", printed on label
Maker
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Product Packaging
Foods
Container
Name Access
Kelly Douglas and Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV995.31.8
Description
Container, round, metal; with lid; green, cream, red; label is printed on metal; top part is green with cream lettering; bottom part is cream with red lettering; label includes directions for biscuits; good condition, some minor scratches
Object History
Donor purchased objects from various collectors and antique retailers.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV995.31.8
Description
Container, round, metal; with lid; green, cream, red; label is printed on metal; top part is green with cream lettering; bottom part is cream with red lettering; label includes directions for biscuits; good condition, some minor scratches
Object History
Donor purchased objects from various collectors and antique retailers.
Marks/Labels
"Nabob Brand baking powder" "Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd./Head Office, Vancouver, Canada" "Directions For Biscuits...in a quick oven" "3 lbs net" "is a double agent...sifted flour"
Maker
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Container
Container - Tin
Product Packaging
Name Access
Kelly Douglas and Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.6.4
Description
container, pail, metal; orange, blue, black; carrying handle; lid missing; label printed on metal coffee plantation scene, decorative scrolled leaf motif behind; rust, stain residue inside, metal deterioration, scratches, scuffed
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.6.4
Description
container, pail, metal; orange, blue, black; carrying handle; lid missing; label printed on metal coffee plantation scene, decorative scrolled leaf motif behind; rust, stain residue inside, metal deterioration, scratches, scuffed
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
Marks/Labels
"Hilla Brand Coffee" "Registration Applied For" "Imported & Roasted by Kelly Douglas & Co. Ltd., Vancouver, B.C." "5 Lbs. Net Weight" "A.C. Co. 2L"
Maker
Kelly, Douglas & Company Limited
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
VANCOUVER
Subjects
Container
Container - Tin
Product Packaging
Name Access
Kelly Douglas and Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.112.24
Description
container, metal, round, with lid; label is printed on metal; green background with cream writing; image of building (hotel) in light green on cream background; geometric motif on either side of image; two labels in light green with product information; good condition; gold patches on lid
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.112.24
Description
container, metal, round, with lid; label is printed on metal; green background with cream writing; image of building (hotel) in light green on cream background; geometric motif on either side of image; two labels in light green with product information; good condition; gold patches on lid
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
Marks/Labels
"Nabob Brand Hotel Blend Coffee" "Vacuum Packed" "Nabob Hotel Coffee...years have proven this" "This coffee is packed by Kelly, Douglas & Company Limited" "Vancouver BC" "The Nabob coffee in this...finest coffee attainable" "5 Lbs Net Weight"
Maker
Kelly, Douglas & Company Limited
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Product Packaging
Container
Container - Tin
Name Access
Kelly Douglas and Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.112.37
Description
This rectangular Nabob Brand tea tin has a hinged lid. The side panels have a green background with the text in black a nd the brand name and logos in red, all printed directly on the tin. . The container, metal, square, with hinged lid; green, red, gold, white, black; The paint is scratched and w…
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV004.112.37
Description
This rectangular Nabob Brand tea tin has a hinged lid. The side panels have a green background with the text in black a nd the brand name and logos in red, all printed directly on the tin. . The container, metal, square, with hinged lid; green, red, gold, white, black; The paint is scratched and worn and the metal is deteriorated with rust spots.
Object History
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd. began as a wholesale grocery partnership in 1896 and grew to one of Western Canada's leading wholesaler and retailer of food. (See "From Sour Dough to Super Store" by Bill Davies for more information)
Marks/Labels
"Nabob" "Pure Indian & Ceylon Tea" "Kelly, Douglas & Co. Limited" "Vancouver, B.C." "3 Lbs. Net", repeats on all sides
Maker
Kelly, Douglas & Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Subjects
Product Packaging
Container
Container - Tin
Name Access
Kelly Douglas and Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
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Former site of the Kelly Douglas building

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35027
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Item No.
178-001
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. A bulldozer and a large truck with two men standing on it are at the back left of the photograph.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
178-001
Accession Number
BHS986-26
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Material Details
Printed on verso of photograph: "This paper manufactured by Kodak"
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. A bulldozer and a large truck with two men standing on it are at the back left of the photograph.
Subjects
Land Clearing
Construction Tools and Equipment
Occupations - Labourers
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Former site of the Kelly Douglas building

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35028
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Item No.
178-002
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. Buildings and the Skytrain Expo line are visible in the background.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
178-002
Accession Number
BHS986-26
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. Buildings and the Skytrain Expo line are visible in the background.
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Kelly Douglas building

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35029
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Item No.
178-003
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. An excavator is working on the site. Cars are parked outside a fence, and a van lettered, "ATCO," is inside the fence.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
August 18, 1986
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
178-003
Accession Number
BHS986-26
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 8.8 x 12.6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the site of Kelly Douglas and Co. at 4700 Kingsway after the building was demolished. An excavator is working on the site. Cars are parked outside a fence, and a van lettered, "ATCO," is inside the fence.
Subjects
Construction Tools and Equipment
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 3.8 cm print on contact sheet 20.1 x 26.3 cm
Item No.
370-755
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a float in a parade on the 4600 block of Kingsway. The photo was taken looking southward, and the Kelly Douglas and Co. warehouse can be seen in the background.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958 (date of original), copied 1991
Collection/Fonds
SFU/Burnaby Centennial Committee fonds
Series
Burnaby Image Bank series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
370-755
Accession Number
BHS999-03
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 3.8 x 3.8 cm print on contact sheet 20.1 x 26.3 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a float in a parade on the 4600 block of Kingsway. The photo was taken looking southward, and the Kelly Douglas and Co. warehouse can be seen in the background.
Subjects
Transportation - Automobiles
Transportation - Parade Floats
Events - Parades
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
1 b&w copy negative accompanying
Negative has a pink cast
Date at top of photograph reads, "Aug 58"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 4600 Block Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
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Kelly Douglas Company parade float

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto1392
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1936]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photograph of a parade float with its side decorated with leaves and flowers forming the letters "KELLY DOUGLAS CO LTD" on its side. The front of the float has words "TEA" and "COFFEE" spelled out. The arch on the float has "NABOB" written across top and down right side. There are two women and a …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Material Details
Faint circular stamp mark of "Vancouver Drug Co." on verso, and gummed paper on each corner.
The stamp reads, "Come to Vancouver's Golden [illegible]/ 50 Years of Progress" outside its circular seal for "Vancouver Drug/ Co. Ltd./ Nu-Gloss/ PHOTO FINISH"
Scope and Content
Photograph of a parade float with its side decorated with leaves and flowers forming the letters "KELLY DOUGLAS CO LTD" on its side. The front of the float has words "TEA" and "COFFEE" spelled out. The arch on the float has "NABOB" written across top and down right side. There are two women and a man below arch. The setting is Granville and Hastings in Vancouver. Visible in the background are crowds of people at the street side, Post Office, Royal Bank and "Famous Furs" store.
Subjects
Events - Parades
Buildings - Commercial
Transportation - Parade Floats
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - Vancouver - Granville Street
Accession Code
BV985.5766.1
Date
[1936]
Media Type
Photograph
Related Material
Photographs BV985.5765.1 - BV985.5769.1 are of the same parade at the same location.
Scan Resolution
800
Scan Date
31-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 19.5 cm
Item No.
480-1257
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Nabob Foods plant in Lake City, Burnaby. Kelly Douglas and Company were the original owners, but they entered into an agreement with Swiss-owned Jacobs AG, allowing Jacobs to acquire Nabob Foods in August of 1976.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
March 1976
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-1257
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 19.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the exterior of the Nabob Foods plant in Lake City, Burnaby. Kelly Douglas and Company were the original owners, but they entered into an agreement with Swiss-owned Jacobs AG, allowing Jacobs to acquire Nabob Foods in August of 1976.
Photographer
Battistoni, Peter
Subjects
Buildings - Industrial - Factories
Names
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "Nabob Foods plant at Lake City in Burnaby will have access to the world-wide buying powers of Jacobs AG if the proposed sale by Kelly Douglas is approved."
Planning Study Area
Lake City Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1966, published July 22, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 12 cm
Item No.
480-088
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alvin Helmersen the winner of a $500 Food Technology Scholarship from Kelly Douglas & Co. Ltd. At the time, he was working in process control at Nabob's Burnaby plant for the summer, and returning to fourth year studies at UBC in the fall.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1966, published July 22, 1966
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-088
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 12 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alvin Helmersen the winner of a $500 Food Technology Scholarship from Kelly Douglas & Co. Ltd. At the time, he was working in process control at Nabob's Burnaby plant for the summer, and returning to fourth year studies at UBC in the fall.
Photographer
Williams Brothers Photographers Limited
Names
Helmersen, Alvin
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Aerial view looking east on Kingsway

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto78857
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 15, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Item No.
556-004
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph is an aerial view looking east on Kingsway, taken from the twenty-first floor of the Panorama Towers on Grange Street, with Sears and Kelly Douglas in the background.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 15, 1976
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Public Library Contemporary Visual Archive Project
Description Level
Item
Item No.
556-004
Accession Number
2013-13
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 16 cm mounted on cardboard
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph is an aerial view looking east on Kingsway, taken from the twenty-first floor of the Panorama Towers on Grange Street, with Sears and Kelly Douglas in the background.
Photographer
McCarron, John
Subjects
Aerial Photographs
Names
Simpson Sears
Kelly Douglas and Company
Notes
Scope note taken directly from BPL photograph description.
1 b&w copy negative : 10 x 12.5 cm accompanying
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - Grange Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Garden Village Area
Images
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