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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

1912 Advertisement For Windsor Grocery Company – Metropolitan Building, Government Street

Historic Victoria Advertisements Food & Groceries 1910-1919 As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Food & Groceries, 1910-1919, here is a 1912 advertisement by the Windsor Grocery Company, located in the Metropolitan Building, 809-817 Government Street. Notice that liquor was sold in grocery stores in 1912, which is not the situation today. 1912 [...]

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

1926 Advertisement For Standard Furniture, Finch Building, 719 Yates Street

Historic Victoria AdvertisementsBuildingsAs part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Buildings, here is a 1926 advertisement for Standard Furniture, located in the Finch Building, 719 Yates Street.This particular advertisement is also interesting because it includes late 19th and early 20th century Census figures for Victoria's population. 1926 advertisement showing Standard Furniture occupying the [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1926 Advertisement For Durant Motor Company, Sold By Atkinson Motor Company, 809 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 1926 advertisement for Durant Motors of Canada automobiles, sold in Victoria by Atkinson Motor Company, Ltd., 809 Yates Street. 1926 advertisement for Durant Motors of Canada, sold by Atkinson Motor Company, [...]

By | February 26th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments

1911 Advertisement For King George IV Liqueur Whisky And R.P. Rithet & Co.

Historic Victoria AdvertisementsBeer, Wine & Liquor 1910-1919As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Beer, Wine & Liquor, 1910-1919, here is a 1911 advertisement for King George IV Liqueur Whisky, which, at that time, was distributed in Victoria by R.P. Rithet & Company, which occupied the Rithet Building, 1117-1125 Wharf Street. 1911 advertisement [...]

By | February 20th, 2019|Victoria History In Advertising|0 Comments