Historic Victoria Advertisements
Music – 1900-1909
As 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 (died 1892) is buried in Ross Bay Cemetery. In 1909 M.W. Waitt & Company was managed by M.W. Waitt’s son in law, Herbert Kent.
M.W. Waitt & Company was located in the Vernon Block, which is still standing at 1000-1002 Government Street:
Harry Lauder was one of the most popular singers of the early 20th century. Here are links to more information about him:
Here are the Harry Lauder songs mentioned in the 1909 M.W. Waite & Co. advertisement:
She’s My Daisy
I’ve Loved Her Since She Was A Baby
Bonnie Leezy Lindsay
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