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1911 Advertisements For B.C. Coast Service Ships

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation , 1910-1919 , here are two 1911 advertisements for the B.C. Coast Service, a division of the Canadian Pacific Railway, which ran passenger ships between Victoria, Vancouver and other points along the B.C. coast. It also ran [...]

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

1937 Advertisement For Vancouver Island Coach Lines

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1930-1939As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation , 1930-1939 , here is a 1937 advertisement for Vancouver Island Coach Lines, showing Douglas Street looking north from Yates Street, including the Reynolds Building and Victoria City Hall. 1937 advertisement for Vancouver Island Coach Lines, featuring [...]

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

1917 Advertisement For Dr. Albert E. Clarke, Dentist, Reynolds Building, Douglas Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Medical, Dental & Health 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Medical Dental & Health, 1910-1919, here is a 1917 advertisement for Dr. Albert E. Clarke, Dentist, in the Reynolds Building, 1300-1306 Douglas Street. Also see the 1915 advertisement for Dr. Gilbert's Painless Dental Parlors, in the Reynolds [...]

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

1913 Architects’ Drawings of the KinemaColor Theatre, 1600 Government Street

Victoria Then And Now Kinema Color Theatre, 1600 Government Street In 1913 the Island Amusement Company leased the land now occupied by 1600 Government Street and retained architects William D’Orly Rochfort and Eben Wallace Sankey to design and build this structure as a motion picture theatre. The original building permit, [...]

By | April 2nd, 2019|Victoria Then And Now|0 Comments

1935 Advertisement For B.C. Telephone Company Showing Long Distance Rates After 8:30 p.m.

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Technology 1930-1939 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Technology, 1930-1939, here is a 1935 advertisement for the B.C. Telephone Company (now part of Telus Corporation) showing long distance rates for a three minute station to station call from Victoria to other cities, after 8:30 p.m. 1935 advertisement [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1915 Advertisement For Weiler Brothers, 921 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Department Stores 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Department Stores, 1910-1919, here is a 1915 advertisement for Weiler Brothers, which was located at 921 Government Street. 1915 advertisement for Weiler Brothers, 921 Government Street. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection) Weiler Brothers was located in 921 [...]

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

1912 Advertisement For Christie’s Shoe Emporium, 1328 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Women's Clothing 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Women's Clothing, 1910-1919, here is a 1912 advertisement for Christie's Shoe Emporium, which was located on the south west corner of Government Street and Johnson Street, in the Russell Building, 1328 Government Street. 1912 advertisement for Christie's Shoe [...]

By | March 14th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1946 Advertisement For The Pantorium, 905 Fort Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here is a 1946 advertisement for The Pantorium, located at 905 Fort Street. The advertisement shows a drawing of 905 Fort Street as it appeared in 1946. 1946 advertisement for the Pantorium, 905 Fort Street. Note the drawing of [...]

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

1929 Advertisement For The Pantorium, 905 Fort Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses, here is a 1929 advertisement for The Pantorium, located at 905 Fort Street. 1929 advertisement for the Pantorium, 905 Fort Street. (Photo: Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection) The Pantorium built 905 Fort Street as its business [...]

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

1914 Advertisement For Victrola – Gideon Hicks Piano Company, Metropolitan Building, Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Businesses / Music 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Businesses / Music, 1910-1919 , here is a 1914 advertisement for Victrola, available at the Gideon Hicks Piano Company, located in the Metropolitan Building, 809-817 Government Street. Notice that this advertisement is about the desirability of phonograph record players [...]

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