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Cars lined up in front of BC Auto Company store

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1907]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 24.2 cm mounted on cardboard 21.4 x 34.2 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve cars lined up on the street in front of the BC Auto Company store depicted in photography HV973.22.3. There are mostly men in suits looking at the cars, but there is at least one woman and few children who are among the men. The auto store is flanked on both sides by various c…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 24.2 cm mounted on cardboard 21.4 x 34.2 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of twelve cars lined up on the street in front of the BC Auto Company store depicted in photography HV973.22.3. There are mostly men in suits looking at the cars, but there is at least one woman and few children who are among the men. The auto store is flanked on both sides by various commercial stores. The annotation on the back of the card (onto which the photograph is mounted) partially identifies the people and cars in the photo. 1st car (from the right): 4-cylinder Buick, "C.A. Ross at wheel." 4th car : 2-cylinder Buick, "Chief Carlisle at wheel." 5th car: 2-cylinder Buick, Mr. & Mrs. Guinett. 7th car: 4-cylinder Buick, Mr. Brown and W.W.B. McInnis. 9th car: 4-cylinder Wayne, G. Mitchell and G. Corineau Jr. standing in front. Last car: "Russel Sight seeing car sold to Mr. Sterton for trips around Stanley Park." Also annotated on the back of the card: "1907 / 4 Cyl Buick CA Ross at wheel / 5- 2 Cyl Buicks / 2- 4 Cyl Buicks / 1- Wayne 4 Cyl / 2- Pierce Racine 7 Pass 4 Cyl / 1- Beeston Humber 4 Cyl / 1- Russell Sight Seeing Car." The acquisition record identifies the street as the 900 block, Granville Street. Printed in white on the front lower left of the card: Wadds Bros, Vancouver BC."
Subjects
Buildings - Commercial - Automobile Dealerships
Transportation - Automobiles
Buildings - Commercial - Stores
Names
British Columbia Auto Company
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Accession Code
HV973.22.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1907]
Media Type
Photograph
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
Wadds Brothers Studio
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
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