Skip header and navigation

4 records – page 1 of 1.

The Bird's Paradise, Vancouver, BC

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3221
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[between 1930 and 1945]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard hand-tinted into col.
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of an unidentified man in tweed suit smoking a pipe.There are birds resting on his head, on his pipe and hand, on his shoulder and his forearm. The birds on his hand have been coloured red, and the others are coloured yellow. A caption to the photograph reads: The Birds' Para…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w postcard hand-tinted into col.
Material Details
inscribed in the original negative, printed on recto, c. r. "The Birds' Paradise,/ Vancouver, B.C./ No. 2.", l.l. "[copyright c with circle]" printed on verso, t. "MADE IN CANADA BY THE COWEN, SUTTON CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B. C."
Scope and Content
Photographic postcard of an unidentified man in tweed suit smoking a pipe.There are birds resting on his head, on his pipe and hand, on his shoulder and his forearm. The birds on his hand have been coloured red, and the others are coloured yellow. A caption to the photograph reads: The Birds' Paradise / Vancouver, B.C. / No. 2.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Animals - Fowl
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
BV985.6012.1
Date
[between 1930 and 1945]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1-Sep-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Cowen, Suntton Co. Ltd.
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.34.1
Description
Postcard: colour-tinted photo; horizontal; shows row of houses at left, road with wooden forms? either side, row of newly planted trees staked in grass at right, sidewalks; in red at top left, "Burnaby Street, Vancouver, B.C."; on reverse in red, "PRIVATE POST CARD"; up left side, "Published by Ste…
Object History
Bought from E-Bay as purchase #1093584940.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.34.1
Description
Postcard: colour-tinted photo; horizontal; shows row of houses at left, road with wooden forms? either side, row of newly planted trees staked in grass at right, sidewalks; in red at top left, "Burnaby Street, Vancouver, B.C."; on reverse in red, "PRIVATE POST CARD"; up left side, "Published by Stedman Bros. Ltd., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany."; line across card and line down centre; at left, "THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "THIS SPACE IS FOR ADDRESS ONLY"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "1c. CANADA AND UNITED STATES." "2c. FOREIGN."; at lower left corner, "S B 2027"; unused; lightly soiled; wear on corners
Object History
Bought from E-Bay as purchase #1093584940.
Maker
Stedman Bros. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
Manitoba
Site/City Made
Brantford
Title
Burnaby Street, Vancouver, B.C. S B 2027
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.5850.1
Description
Gateway to the Pacific - Souvenir Postcard Booklet -- [195-?]. Souvenir booklet containing an accordion style fold out with pictures of Vancouver landscapes. The landscapes include pictures of Stanley Park, Downtown Vancouver and Capilano Suspension Bridge as a few examples. The front cover has a p…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.5850.1
Description
Gateway to the Pacific - Souvenir Postcard Booklet -- [195-?]. Souvenir booklet containing an accordion style fold out with pictures of Vancouver landscapes. The landscapes include pictures of Stanley Park, Downtown Vancouver and Capilano Suspension Bridge as a few examples. The front cover has a picture of Downtown Vancouver from the water. The Hotel Vancouver is visible in the picture and there is a large boat called "Empress of Japan" in the harbour. "Vancouver, B.C." is written across the top and "Gateway to the Pacific" is written along the side. The booklet measures 14.5cm x 9.5cm when closed.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Souvenirs
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV003.26.5
Description
Postcard: coloured illustration, horizontal; shows the Burrard Street Bridge with cars crossing it; view appears to be looking north as the Hotel Vancouver can be seen off to the left; in red at top, "Burrard Street Bridge Vancouver, B.C., Canada."; on reverse in black, "POST CARD", line down centr…
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay, #2163154620.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV003.26.5
Description
Postcard: coloured illustration, horizontal; shows the Burrard Street Bridge with cars crossing it; view appears to be looking north as the Hotel Vancouver can be seen off to the left; in red at top, "Burrard Street Bridge Vancouver, B.C., Canada."; on reverse in black, "POST CARD", line down centre; at left, "Message May Be Written On This Side"; at right, "Address Only On This Side"; up left side, THE COAST PUBLISHING CO., VANCOUVER, B.C."; outline of rectangle at upper right, "PLACE STAMP HERE" "C.P. 157"; unused; discolouration, creases, some wear at corners; NOTE that although the bridge opened in 1932 the postcard appears to have been created at a later date, as the Hotel Vancouver did not open until 1939; hotel is on the east side of Burrard
Object History
Purchased from E-Bay, #2163154620.
Maker
Coast Publishing Co.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
BC
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Burrard Street Bridge Vancouver, B.C., Canada C.P. 157
Publication Date
[ca. 1940].
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Structures
Structures - Bridges
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
British Columbia - Vancouver - Burrard Street
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail

Narrow By

   MORE
Back to top
Back to Top