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1933 Advertisement For Dowell’s Transfer & Storage Co. – Rithet Building, Wharf Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is a 1933 advertisement for Dowell's, which was based in the Rithet Building, 1117-1125 Wharf Street. 1933 advertisement for Dowell's Transfer & Storage Co., based in the Rithet Building, 1117-1125 Wharf Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection) [...]

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

1908 Advertisement For Yates Estate Subdivision, Gorge Road West and Tillicum Road

Historic Victoria Advertisements Real Estate -1900-1909 Here is a 1908 advertisement for the Yates Estate, the then newly subdivided lots in the area bordered by Gorge Road West to south, Burnside Road on the north, Tillicum Road on the west and Harriet Road on the east. This subdivision was developed by the B.C. Land and [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1908 Advertisement For Angus Campbell & Co., 1010 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Women's Clothing 1900-1909 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Women's Clothing, 1900-1909, here is a 1908 advertisement for Angus Campbell & Co., "The Ladies Store" which operated from the Promis Block, 1010 Government Street, for over three decades. 1908 advertisement for Angus Campbell & Co., 1010 Government [...]

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

1908 Advertisement For B. Williams & Co., Clothiers & Hatters, 614 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Men's Clothing 1900-1909 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Men's Clothing, 1900-1909, here is a 1908 advertisement for B. Williams & Co, a men's clothing store located at 614 Yates Street. 1908 advertisement for B. Williams & Co., Clothiers & Hatters, 614 Yates Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing [...]

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

1908 Advertisement For Smith & Champion, 1420 Douglas Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is a 1908 advertisement for Smith & Champion, which built 1420 Douglas Street as its business location in 1910. This advertisement shows that Smith & Champion operated at 1420 Douglas Street prior to building the present building at 1420 Douglas [...]

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

1926 Advertisement For Brunswick Records – Kent’s, 641 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses / Music 1920-1929 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses / Music, 1920-1929 , here is a 1926 advertisement for Brunswick Records, available at Kent's, 641 Yates Street.   1926 advertisement for Brunswick Records, at Kent's, 641 Yates Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection) Kent's was located [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1947 Advertisement For Kelly-Douglas, 1810 Store Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here is a 1947 advertisement for, and news story about, the new Kelly-Douglas warehouse and office at 1810 Store Street, now 1800 Store Street. 1947 newspaper photo of the then newly opened Kelly Douglas & Co. Ltd. office and warehouse at [...]

By | February 4th, 2019|Victoria History|0 Comments

1933 Advertisement For Fred C. Carter Funeral Home, 1612 Quadra Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here is a 1933 advertisement for the Fred C. Carter Funeral Home, whose building is still standing at 1612 Quadra Street. 1612 Quadra Street was built in 1912 by Sands Funeral Home, which moved to its new location at 1803 Quadra Street in [...]

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

1939 Advertisement For Austin 8 Cars, Thomas Plimley Ltd., 1010 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1930-1939 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation , 1930-1939 , here is a 1939 advertisement for Austin cars, sold by Thomas Plimley Ltd., which was located at 1010 Yates Street in the building now occupied by Moxie's Grill.   1939 advertisement for Austin 8 cars, [...]

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

1937 Advertisement For Austin Cars, Thomas Plimley Limited, 1010 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1930-1939 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation , 1930-1939 , here is a 1937 advertisement for Austin cars, sold by Thomas Plimley Ltd., which was located at 1010 Yates Street in the building now occupied by Moxie's Grill. 1937 advertisement for Austin cars, by Thomas [...]

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