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1926 Advertisement For Weiler Auto Supply House, Douglas Street At Broughton Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1920-1929 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, 1920-1929, here is a 1926 advertisement for Battery Recharging, from the Weiler Auto Supply House, 1000-1012 Douglas Street at Broughton Street. 1926 advertisement for Weiler Auto Supply House, 1000-1012 Douglas Street, at Broughton Street (Victoria [...]

By | January 3rd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1909 Advertisements For The Royal Bank of Canada, 1108 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here are two 1909 advertisements from the Royal Bank of Canada about its "New Premises" being built at 1108 Government Street. That building is now Munro's Books. The first advertisement notes that the Royal Bank of Canada will occupy its "New [...]

By | January 2nd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1913 Advertisements For Edison Blue Amberol Records

Historic Victoria Advertisements Technology 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Technology, 1910-1919, here are two 1913 advertisements for Edison Blue Amberol records, sold at Fletcher Brothers, 1231 Government Street, and Montelius Piano House, 1104 Government Street. Edison Blue Amberol records were introduced in 1912 and were manufactured until 1929, when Edison Records [...]

By | January 2nd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1910 Advertisement For Victor Records

Historic Victoria Advertisements Music - 1910-1919   As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Music, 1910-1919 here is a 1910 advertisement for Victor Records, sold at the Montelius Piano House Ltd., 1104 Government Street, and M.W. Waitt & Co. Ltd., 1004 Government Street. 1910 advertisement for Victor Records, sold at 1004 Government Street [...]

By | January 2nd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1925 & 1926 Advertisements For Canadian National Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1920-1929 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, 1920-1929, here are some advertisements,, from 1925 and 1926, for rail travel on  the Canadian National Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway. These advertisements also show the locations for the Canadian National Railway and the Canadian [...]

By | January 2nd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1964 Advertisement For The Bentall Building, 1060 Douglas Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, here is a 1964 advertisement from the Dominion Construction Company, a division of Dominion Bridge, for rental of office space in the then new Bentall Building, 1060 Douglas Street / 685 Fort Street, billed as "Victoria's New Prestige Address For Discriminating Business And [...]

By | January 2nd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1910 Advertisement For The Ideal Meat Market, 620 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Food & Groceries 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Food & Groceries, 1910-1919, here is a 1910 advertisement by the Ideal Meat Market, 620 Yates Street. Notice the advertisement's description of the butcher actually cutting the meat in front of the customer and the picture showing meat actually hanging behind [...]

By | December 31st, 2018|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1909 Advertisement For Copas & Young, The Anti-Combine Grocer, Fort Street and Broad Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Food & Groceries 1900-1909 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Food & Groceries, 1900-1909, here is a 1909 advertisement by Copas & Young, The Anti-Combine Grocers, located in the Fell Building, 655-671 Fort Street / 1011 Broad Street. It includes grocery prices. 1909 advertisement for Copas & Young, Anti-Combine [...]

By | December 31st, 2018|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1913 Advertisement For Hupmobile, 937-941 View Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, 1910-1919, here is a 1913 advertisement for the Hupmobile, from the Vancouver Island Motor Company Limited, 937-941 View Street. 1913 advertisement for Hupmobile, sold by Vancouver Island Motor Company Ltd., 937 View Street (Victoria Online [...]

By | December 30th, 2018|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

Advertisements For The Opening Night of the Royal Theatre, 29 December 1913

Historic Victoria Advertisements Movies & Theatre - 1910-1919 The opening night of the Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street, was 105 years ago, on Friday, 29 December 1913. As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Movies & Theatre, 1910-1919 here are two December 1913 advertisements for the opening night of the then new Royal [...]

By | December 28th, 2018|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments