Historic Victoria Advertisements
Beer, Wine & Liquor 1910-1919

As part of our series on Historic Victoria Advertisements, Beer, Wine & Liquor, here are the Beer, Wine & Liquor advertisements from 1910-1919 which we have included on the website so far. We will be adding more in due time.

1910 advertisement for the Capital City Wine Store, 1327 Douglas Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1910 advertisement for the Capital City Wine Store, 1327 Douglas Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1910 Advertisement for Capital City Wine Store, 1327 Douglas Street

1327 Douglas Street is still standing. It is on the historic Craft & Norris Block on the south east corner of Douglas Street and Johnson Street.

1319-1329 Douglas Street, built in 1889 as the Craft and Norris Block.

1319-1329 Douglas Street, built in 1889 as the Craft and Norris Block.

Copas & Young Anti-Combine Grocers, liquor advertisement with prices, 1910. Copas & Young was in the Fell Building at the intersection of Fort Street and Broad Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing collection)

Copas & Young Anti-Combine Grocers, liquor advertisement with prices, 1910. Copas & Young was in the Fell Building at the intersection of Fort Street and Broad Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing collection)

1910 Advertisement For Copas & Young, Anti-Combine Grocers

Copas & Young, Anti-Combine Grocers was located in the Fell Building, at Broad Street and Fort Street.

The Fell Building, 655-671 Fort Street and 1011 Broad Street

The Fell Building, 655-671 Fort Street and 1011 Broad Street

1911 advertisement for King George IV Liqueur Whisky and its Victoria distributor, R.P. Rithet & Co., based in the Rithet Building on Wharf Street in downtown Victoria. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours Inc. collection)

1911 advertisement for King George IV Liqueur Whisky and its Victoria distributor, R.P. Rithet & Co., based in the Rithet Building on Wharf Street in downtown Victoria. (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours Inc. collection)

1911 advertisement for King George IV Liqueur Whisky and its Victoria distributor, R.P. Rithet & Co.

R.P. Rithet & Co. was based in the Rithet Building on Wharf Street in downtown Victoria.

1913 advertisement Budweiser beer, distributed in Victoria by R.P. Rithet & Co., Wharf Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1913 advertisement Budweiser beer, distributed in Victoria by R.P. Rithet & Co., Wharf Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1912 Advertisement for Budweiser and its Victoria distributor, R.P. Rithet & Co., 1117-1125 Wharf Street

The Rithet Building, 1117-1129 Wharf Street, built 1861-1865 with additions in 1885 and 1889

The Rithet Building, 1117-1129 Wharf Street, built 1861-1865 with additions in 1885 and 1889

1912 advertisement for Pither & Leiser, 1019 Wharf Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1912 advertisement for Pither & Leiser, 1019 Wharf Street (Victoria Online Sightseeing Tours collection)

1912 Advertisement by Pither & Leiser, 1019 Wharf Street, for Whyte & Mackay Scotch

Pither & Leiser was one of B.C.’s largest wholesale liquor distributors. During the time Pither & Leiser was in business it operated from 533 Yates Street, 535 Yates Street and 1019 Wharf Street.

1019 Wharf Street, built in 1906 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins for Pither & Leiser, a liquor and wine wholesaler and importer.

1019 Wharf Street, built in 1906 by architects Thomas Hooper and C. Elwood Watkins for Pither & Leiser, a liquor and wine wholesaler and importer.

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