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1916 Advertisement For The Variety Theatre, Now 1600 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Movies & Theater 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Movies & Theater 1910-1919, here is an 1916 advertisement for the Variety Theatre (now 1600 Government Street) feature of Jeanne Dore, a 1915 silent movie starring Sarah Bernhardt. 1916 advertisement for the Variety Theatre, now 1600 Government [...]

By | March 29th, 2020|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1916 Advertisement For The Majestic Theatre (now 564 Yates Street)

Historic Victoria Advertisements - Movies & Theater 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Movies & Theater 1910-1919, here is an 1916 advertisement for the Majestic Theatre feature of Mr. Meeson's Will, a 1915 silent movie adaptation of the 1888 novel by H. Rider Haggard, starring Florence La Badie. Also noteworthy [...]

By | March 28th, 2020|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1928 Advertisement For Chevrolet – Begg Motor Company, 865 Yates Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Automobiles & Transportation 1920-1929 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, 1920-1929, here is a 1928 advertisement from Begg Motor Company, Victoria's Chevrolet dealer at the time. 1928 advertisement for Chevrolet by Begg Motor Company, 865 Yates Street. (Victoria Online Sightseeing collection) The Begg Motor [...]

By | February 25th, 2020|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1938 Advertisement For Pantorium Dye Works, 905 Fort Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements - Historic Victoria Businesses, here is a 1938 advertisement for the Pantorium Dye Works, located at 905 Fort Street. 1938 advertisement for Pantorium Dye Works, 905 Fort Street. The former Pantorium Dye Works building at 905 Fort Street is [...]

By | January 4th, 2020|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1938 Advertisement For Dowell’s, 1119 Wharf Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Buildings As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements featuring Historic Buildings, here is a 1938 advertisement for Dowell's, a moving and storage company then located in the Rithet Building at 1119 Wharf Street. 1938 advertisement for Dowell's Moving, then located in the Rithet Building at 1119 Wharf Street. [...]

By | January 4th, 2020|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1945 Advertisement For New House Rentals

Historic Victoria Advertisements Real Estate - 1940-1949 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Real Estate, here is a December 1945 advertisement for 150 new rental houses being built in the area of Scott Street. These homes were financed by the Government of Canada (referred to in the advertisement as the [...]

By | January 1st, 2020|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

December 1909 Advertisement From Challoner & Mitchell, 1017 Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Retailers - 1900-1909 As part of our series on Historic Advertisements - Retailers - 1900-1909, here is a December 1909 advertisement for Challoner & Mitchell, Diamond Merchants, located at 1017 Government Street. December 1909 advertisement from Challoner & Mitchell, 1017 Government Street. Challoner & Mitchell was located in [...]

By | December 22nd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1938 Advertisement For McLaughlin-Buick, By Davis-Drake Motors, 900 Fort Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements  Automobiles & Transportation 1930-1939 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Automobiles & Transportation, here is a December 1938 advertisement for McLaughlin-Buick, placed by Davis-Drake Motors Ltd., which was then located at 900 Fort Street, on the north east corner of Fort Street and Quadra Street. Davis-Drake [...]

By | December 22nd, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

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