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1909 Advertisement For M.W. Waitt – 1004 Government Street

Historic Victoria AdvertisementsMusic - 1900-1909As part of our series on Historic Advertisements - Music - 1900-1909, here is a 1909 advertisement for Edison Amberol recordings of Scottish singer Harry Lauder (in 1919 he became Sir Harry Lauder), sold at M.W. Waitt & Company, which was located in the Vernon Block, 1000-1002 Government Street.Marshall Wilder Waite [...]

By | November 29th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1931 Advertisement For Angus Campbell & Co., 1008-1010 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Women's Clothing 1930-1939 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Women's Clothing, 1930-1939, here is a 1931 advertisement for Angus Campbell & Co. Ltd., 1008-1010 Government Street. 1931 advertisement for Angus Campbell & Co., 1008-1010 Government Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection) The building in which Angus [...]

By | October 28th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1940 Advertisement For Nash Automobiles, Burton & Williams Motors Ltd., 1001 Blanshard Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1940-1949 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation , 1940-1949 , here is a 1940 advertisement for Nash automobiles, sold by Burton & Williams Motors Ltd., 1001 Blanshard Street, on the north east corner of Blanshard Street and Broughton Street. 1940 advertisement for [...]

By | October 21st, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1908 Advertisement For The Dominion Hotel

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements featuring Historic Buildings, here is a 1908 advertisement for the Dominion Hotel, 759 Yates Street. 1908 advertisement for the Dominion Hotel, The illustration makes the building appear far deeper, adding several banks of windows which aren't actually on the building. [...]

By | October 18th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1940 Advertisement For Oldsmobile – Davis-Drake Motors, 900 Fort Street

Historic Victoria AdvertisementsAutomobiles & Transportation 1940-1949As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation , 1940-1949 , here is a 1940 advertisement for Oldsmobile, sold by Davis-Drake Motors Ltd., 900 Fort Street, at Quadra Street. 1940 advertisement for Oldsmobile, by Davis-Drake Motors Ltd., then located at 900 Fort Street, [...]

By | October 13th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1908 Advertisement For Fletcher Brothers, 1231 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Technology - 1900-1909 AS part of our ongoing series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Technology - 1900-1909, here is a 1908 advertisement for Fletcher Brothers, a music store then located at 1231 Government Street. The advertisement shows part of the store interior along with advertising graphics of the Columbia Records phonograph, gramophone [...]

By | October 6th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1940 Advertisement For Packard – Thomas Plimley Limited, 1010 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1940-1949 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation , 1940-1949 , here is a 1940 advertisement for Packard cars, sold by Thomas Plimley Ltd., which was located at 1010 Yates Street in the building now occupied by Moxie's Grill. 1940 advertisement for Packard, by Thomas [...]

By | September 23rd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1940 Advertisement For Plymouth, From Begg Motor Company, 865 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1940-1949 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, 1940-1949, here is a 1940 advertisement for Plymouth automobiles, from the Begg Motor Company, 865 Yates Street. 1940 advertisement for Plymouth, by Begg Motor Co. Ltd., then located at 865 Yates Street, at [...]

By | September 16th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

January 1960 Advertisement For Humber’s Furniture, Bastion Square

Historic Victoria AdvertisementsFurniture & Household Products - 1960-1969 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements - Furniture & Household Products - 1960-1969, here is a January 1960 advertisement for Humber's Furniture, which was located in the Law Chambers building in 45-47 Bastion Square.  January 1960 advertisement for Humber Furniture, then located in the Law [...]

By | September 16th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1940 Advertisement For Victoria Beaches And Vancouver Island Coach Lines

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation - 1940-1949 As one of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements-Automobiles & Transportation - 1940-1949, here is a 1940 advertisement from Vancouver Island Coach Lines about taking VICL buses to Victoria beaches, specifically Thetis Lake, Cadboro Bay and Cordova Bay. 1940 Vancouver Island Coach Lines advertisement for [...]

By | September 16th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments