Here are the Historic Victoria Advertisements, Movies & Theatre, 1900-1909 which we have included on the website so far. We will be adding more in future.
April 1909 advertisement by Fletcher Brothers, 1231 Government Street, mentioning a performance at the Grand Theatre on Johnson Street. (Victoria Online Sightseeing collection)
1909 Advertisement By Fletcher Brothers, 1231 Government Street, For “Talking Records” Of Cal Stewart
Cal Stewart was then appearing as his character Old Uncle Josh at the Grand Theatre, now 566 Johnson Street.
568 Johnson Street, originally built in 1904 as the Grand Theatre. It became part of the Pantages Theatre vaudeville circuit.
Fletcher brothers was located in what is now 1223-1237 Government Street.
This commercial building at 1223-1227 and 1233 Government Street was likely built in the late 19th century. It is currently home to Roots (1227 Government) and Sasquatch Trading (1233 Government)
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