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1910 Advertisement For Smith & Champion, 1420 Douglas Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is a 1910 advertisement for Smith & Champion, which built 1420 Douglas Street as its business location. 1910 advertisement for Smith & Champion, 1420 Douglas Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection) Here is a Google Street View image of [...]

By | January 19th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1939 Advertisement For W. & J. Wilson, 1221 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Men's Clothing 1930-1939 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Men's Clothing, 1930-1939, here is a 1939 advertisement for W. & J. Wilson, which is still in business at 1221 Government Street.   1939 advertisement for W. & J. Wilson, 1221 Government Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection) W. [...]

By | January 10th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1909 Advertisement For E.B. Marvin & Co., Ship Chandlers, 1206 Wharf Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is a 1909 advertisements for E.B. Marvin & Co. Ship Chandlers, 1206 Wharf Street, a significant business in downtown Victoria during the early 20th century. The advertisement shows E.B. Marvin & Co. business address as 1206 Wharf Street but it was [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1907 Advertisement For E.A. Morris, Tobacconist, 1116 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here is a 1907 advertisements for E.A. Morris, The Leading Tobacconist, showing a photo of E.A. Morris. The advertisement shows E.A. Morris' business address as 72 Government Street. Following the renumbering of Victoria street addresses in 1909, 72 Government Street became 1116 [...]

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

1910 Advertisement For The Brackman-Ker Milling Company, 1420 Broad Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is a 1910 advertisement for Brackman-Ker Milling Company, then located at 1420 Broad Street in downtown Victoria. The advertisement depicts the Brackman-Ker Milling Company facility (now demolished) at what was then called the Outer Wharf. It is now Ogden Point, where cruise [...]

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

1879 Advertisement For Goodacre & Dooley, Butcher, Government Street At Johnson Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is an 1879 advertisement for Goodacre & Dooley Butchers, located at what is now 1325-1327 Government Street. Goodacre Butchers operated for decades from this location. Emily Carr, in her Book of Small,  recalls visiting Goodacre's during her childhood and being disgusted [...]

By | January 7th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1913 Advertisements For The Kaiserhof, 1320-1324 Blanshard Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here are two 1913 advertisements for The Kaiserhof, whose building is still standing at 1320-1324 Blanshard Street. The Kaiserhof was built in 1913 by architect Thomas Hooper for Max Leiser (of Pither & Leiser), who intended it to be a German themed [...]

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

1937 Advertisement For Ford V-8 Trucks, National Motor Company, 819 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 Ford V-8 trucks, sold by National Motor Company, which was located at 819 Yates Street. 1937 advertisement for Ford V-8 trucks, sold at National Motor Co., which was at [...]

By | January 5th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1926 Advertisement For Dupont Duco, Available At William Mable, 717 Johnson 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 Dupont Duco and William Mable, 717 Johnson Street, advising that William Mable is the "Only Authorized Duco Agent in Victoria" and that 717 Johnson Street is a Dupont Duco [...]

By | January 5th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1937 Advertisement For Heaney’s 1225-1229 Wharf Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is a 1937 advertisement for Heaney's, a moving and storage company then located at 1225-1229 Wharf Street and which had been in business in Victoria since 1890. This advertisement is indicative of the change in the Wharf Street area over the decades. [...]

By | January 5th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments