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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV986.21.11
Description
Elworth House - Postcard - [197-?]. Advertising or souvenir card produced by Heritage Village Museum (Burnaby Village Museum) to promote Elworth House. The front of the card has an illustration by Max F of Elworth House. The back of the card gives a short description of Elworth House and its owner,…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV986.21.11
Description
Elworth House - Postcard - [197-?]. Advertising or souvenir card produced by Heritage Village Museum (Burnaby Village Museum) to promote Elworth House. The front of the card has an illustration by Max F of Elworth House. The back of the card gives a short description of Elworth House and its owner, Edwin Bateman.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Name Access
Bateman, Edwin W.
Burnaby Village Museum
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Record Type
Artifact
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postcard; envelope; card

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.2551.4
Description
To My Dear Mother - Postcard. Small postcard with embroidered fabric centre. The British Union Jack and the French Flag are embroidered on the fabric along with small red flowers and green leafs. At the bottom of the fabric is "TO MY DEAR MOTHER". The fabric in the centre of the card is split int…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.2551.4
Description
To My Dear Mother - Postcard. Small postcard with embroidered fabric centre. The British Union Jack and the French Flag are embroidered on the fabric along with small red flowers and green leafs. At the bottom of the fabric is "TO MY DEAR MOTHER". The fabric in the centre of the card is split into two pieces and unfolds to reveal a small card with a blue stamp on it with "To my dear Mother" written again. On the back of the postcard is room for a written message. The card was made in France. The postcard is 8.5cm x 13.5cm.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4269.1
Description
Sunken Gardens, Manito Park - Postcard. Small postcard with a painted photograph of the Sunken Gardens and Manito Park in Spokane Washington. On the reverse side of the card is the name "Miss Mary Anitta McMill", handwritten in pencil. The card was published by John W. Graham & Co. in Spokane Washi…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4269.1
Description
Sunken Gardens, Manito Park - Postcard. Small postcard with a painted photograph of the Sunken Gardens and Manito Park in Spokane Washington. On the reverse side of the card is the name "Miss Mary Anitta McMill", handwritten in pencil. The card was published by John W. Graham & Co. in Spokane Washington. The postcard is 9cm x 14cm.
Maker
John W. Graham & Co
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
Washington
Site/City Made
Spokane
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Geographic Access
United States of America - Washington State - Spokane
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4269.2
Description
Long Lake - Postcard. Small postcard with a colour tinted photograph of Long Lake Washington, near Spokane. The photograph is of a card driving on the road along side the lake shore. On the reverse side of the card is a spot for a note and address. On the top right corner of the back there is an as…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4269.2
Description
Long Lake - Postcard. Small postcard with a colour tinted photograph of Long Lake Washington, near Spokane. The photograph is of a card driving on the road along side the lake shore. On the reverse side of the card is a spot for a note and address. On the top right corner of the back there is an assigned spot for a stamp that states that postage is one cent for United States and Island Possessions, Cuba, Canada and Mexico, and two cents for foreign destinations. The postcard was published by J.L. Robbins Co. in Spokane, Washington. The card is 8.5cm x 13.5cm.
Maker
J.L. Robbins Co
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
Washington
Site/City Made
Spokane
Title
319. Long Lake, Wash. A Beautiful Drive Near Spokane.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Geographic Access
United States of America - Washington State - Spokane
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4269.3
Description
Howard Street Bridge - Postcard. Small postcard with a colour tinted photograph of the Howard Street Bridge over Spokane River. The photograph shows the South Channel of the Upper Falls and the new W.W.P. Co. Building. On the reverse side of the card is a spot for a note and address. On the top rig…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4269.3
Description
Howard Street Bridge - Postcard. Small postcard with a colour tinted photograph of the Howard Street Bridge over Spokane River. The photograph shows the South Channel of the Upper Falls and the new W.W.P. Co. Building. On the reverse side of the card is a spot for a note and address. On the top right corner of the back there is an assigned spot for a stamp that states that postage is one cent for United States and Island Possessions, Cuba, Canada and Mexico, and two cents for foreign destinations. The postcard was published by J.L. Robbins Co. in Spokane, Washington. The card is 8.8cm x 13.7cm.
Maker
J.L. Robbins Co
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
Washington
Site/City Made
Spokane
Title
250. Howard Street Bridge over Spokane River.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Geographic Access
United States of America - Washington State - Spokane
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.2
Description
Postcard, greeting card; horizontal; embossed and coloured illustration of four white rabbits with red eyes sitting on gold grass with carrots; green grass behind with yellow and gold flowers; all on white ground with white border; at top in gold, "HERE'S EASTER GLADNESS FOR YOU"; on reverse in gr…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.2
Description
Postcard, greeting card; horizontal; embossed and coloured illustration of four white rabbits with red eyes sitting on gold grass with carrots; green grass behind with yellow and gold flowers; all on white ground with white border; at top in gold, "HERE'S EASTER GLADNESS FOR YOU"; on reverse in grey "POST CARD" in frame, hand holding torch below; line down centre, at left "THIS SIDE FOR CORRESPONCENCE", at right "THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE"; up left side, "MADE IN U.S.A."; at bottom left, "571"; outline of rectangle at upper right "POSTAGE NOW ONE CENT"; unused; some greenish marks at upper right, soiling on back of embossing; top edge is cut slightly ragged, splintering; crease
Colour
white
Country Made
United States of America
Title
Here's Easter Gladness For You 571
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Holidays - Easter
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.3
Description
Postcard, greeting card; horizontal, embossed, white border; coloured illustration at right of white rabbit trying on blue hat trimmed with red roses, flowered hatbox with red ribbons behind against black background, gold basket of coloured eggs sits in foreground; in gold on white ground at left, …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.3
Description
Postcard, greeting card; horizontal, embossed, white border; coloured illustration at right of white rabbit trying on blue hat trimmed with red roses, flowered hatbox with red ribbons behind against black background, gold basket of coloured eggs sits in foreground; in gold on white ground at left, "EASTER GREETINGS" "I hope this card is not too late To wish you joy at Easter time. [-Oh dear, oh dear, is my hat on straight? If you must know, it isn't mine.]"; on reverse in grey "POST CARD" in frame, hand holding torch below; line down centre, at left "THIS SIDE FOR CORRESPONDENCE", at right "THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE"; at lower left, "552"; up left side "MADE IN U.S.A."; outline of rectangle at upper right, "POSTAGE NOW ONE CENT"; unused; upper edge is slightly rough and splintered; crease
Colour
white
Country Made
United States of America
Title
Easter Greetings 552
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Holidays - Easter
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.4
Description
Postcard, greeting card; vertical, white border, embossed; coloured illustration on black ground of white rabbit in basket of Easter eggs and hay, more coloured eggs around base of basket; on white banner below in black, "Just a word of kindly greeting Just a line or two to say That I wish you a wo…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.4485.4
Description
Postcard, greeting card; vertical, white border, embossed; coloured illustration on black ground of white rabbit in basket of Easter eggs and hay, more coloured eggs around base of basket; on white banner below in black, "Just a word of kindly greeting Just a line or two to say That I wish you a world of gladness Upon this Easter Day."; on reverse in grey, "POST CARD" in border, hand holding torch below; line down centre, at left, "THIS SIDE FOR CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE"; up left side, "MADE IN U.S.A."; in lower left corner, "533"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "POSTAGE NOW ONE CENT"; unused; some spots, soiling on back of embossing; one corner worn
Country Made
United States of America
Title
Just a word of kindly greeting... 533
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Holidays - Easter
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.61.33
Description
Postcard, brightly coloured. Sepia portrait of King George V in circle at left and Queen Mary at right. Crown over each portrait and leafy flourishes. A ship between the portraits with Union Jack as sail. Coat-of-arms below each portrait. Raised detailing on the coat-of-arms, ship and waves, portr…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV975.61.33
Description
Postcard, brightly coloured. Sepia portrait of King George V in circle at left and Queen Mary at right. Crown over each portrait and leafy flourishes. A ship between the portraits with Union Jack as sail. Coat-of-arms below each portrait. Raised detailing on the coat-of-arms, ship and waves, portrait circles, crowns and leafy flourishes.
Marks/Labels
"BRITANNIA", printed on Union Jack sail in middle of card. "HOMAGE TO OUR KING", printed on pink band. "H.M. King George V.", printed under the king's picture. "H.M. Queen Mary.", printed under the queen's picture. "Post Card.", printed on reverse at top. "This space...Correspondence.", printed on reverse at left. "The Illustrated Post Card Co., Montreal", printed on reverse down the centre line. "The Address...here.", printed on reverse at right. "PLACE POSTAGE STAMP HERE", printed on reverse in rectangle at upper right.
Subjects
Persons - Royalty
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.20
Description
Postcard, greeting card; embossed, white border, vertical; coloured illustration by Ellen H. Clapsaddle of boy in top hat, red coat, carrying suitcase and looking at large pocket watch which shows 12 o'clock; at train station, train approaching in background, night, snowing; copyright 1911; below i…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.20
Description
Postcard, greeting card; embossed, white border, vertical; coloured illustration by Ellen H. Clapsaddle of boy in top hat, red coat, carrying suitcase and looking at large pocket watch which shows 12 o'clock; at train station, train approaching in background, night, snowing; copyright 1911; below in black, "Just in time for the Midnight Express, I can travel far in an hour or less, I will not say what my plans will be, But a lot of people are waiting for me. New Year Greetings"; on reverse in grey, "POST CARD"; double line down centre, at left "FOR CORRESPONDENCE", at right "FOR ADDRESS ONLY"; up left edge, "Series No. 2932"; globe logo "International Art Publ. Co." "NEW.YORK BERLIN" "PRINTED IN GERMANY"; dotted outline of rectangle at upper right, "PLACE A POSTAGE STAMP HERE."; all across card in brown ink, "Dear Francis Jack & Danny thank you for the cards. & they wish you a Happy New Year. how are getting along with the Piano. Lovingly Lena Talbot"; corners are worn; "109.20" in ink at lower right
Maker
International Art Publishing Co.
Country Made
Germany
Site/City Made
Berlin
Patent Date
1911
Title
New Year Greetings
Author
Ellen H. Clapsaddle, Lena Talbot
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Holidays
Holidays - Christmas
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.21
Description
Postcard, greeting card; white border, vertical; coloured illustration of toddler in diaper and one red shoe standing on green chair and talking into telephone on table; red jacket on chair back, open book and closed book on table; black ground; in red, "HELLO PAPA!"; below picture "COPYRIGHT 1906 …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.21
Description
Postcard, greeting card; white border, vertical; coloured illustration of toddler in diaper and one red shoe standing on green chair and talking into telephone on table; red jacket on chair back, open book and closed book on table; black ground; in red, "HELLO PAPA!"; below picture "COPYRIGHT 1906 ULLMAN MFG. CO., N.Y.", and larger "HELLO PAPA -- MERRY CHRISTMAS."; "1748" at lower left; on reverse in brown, "Post Card."; shield logo at left; below, "THIS SIDE IS FOR THE ADDRESS ONLY"; handwritten in black ink, "Miss Latham Kaslo. BC."; green King Edward VII stamp at upper right, "CANADA POSTAGE" "1" "ONE CENT"; cancelled with circle of horizontal lines; postmark "MOOSE JAW SASK." "DE 24 06" beside stamp; postmark at lower left "KASLO B.C." "PM" "DE29 06"; soiled, crease; rounded corners; corners are worn
Maker
Ullman Manufacturing Co.
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
New York
Site/City Made
New York
Patent Date
1906
Title
Hello Papa -- Merry Christmas! 1748
Publication Date
December 29 1906
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Holidays
Holidays - Christmas
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.22
Description
Postcard, white border, vertical; coloured illustration of weeping little girl in red dress holding headless doll, head is on ground; black and green background; in red below girl, "FEELING", at right "COPYRIGHT. 1906 ULLMAN M'F'G CO. N.Y."; border is deep at bottom, "1716" at lower left; pencille…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.22
Description
Postcard, white border, vertical; coloured illustration of weeping little girl in red dress holding headless doll, head is on ground; black and green background; in red below girl, "FEELING", at right "COPYRIGHT. 1906 ULLMAN M'F'G CO. N.Y."; border is deep at bottom, "1716" at lower left; pencilled "Aug 22 and Dear Frances. All well here love to all kiss Mamma for Grandpa and Grandma write often Grandma"; on reverse in brown, "Post Card" "THIS SIDE IS FOR THE ADDRESS ONLY"; shield logo at left; up left side, "AMERICAN POST CARD "SENSES" SERIES NO. 61. PUBLISHED BY THE ULLMAN MFG. CO, NEW YORK."; green stamp at upper right, "SERIES 1902" "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" "1706 FRANKLIN 1790" "POSTAGE ONE CENT"; cancelled by seven wavy lines; postmark at top "SCHENECTADY N.Y." "AUG 22 2-30 P 19 07"; second postmark "KASLO B.C." "AM AU27 07"; handwritten in pencil, Miss Frances Latham, Kaslo, B.C. Canada"; "109.206" in ink at bottom right; soiled; rounded corners; wear on corners; darkened around edges
Maker
Ullman Manufacturing Co.
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
New York
Site/City Made
New York
Patent Date
1906
Title
Feeling 1716
Publication Date
August 27 1907
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.23
Description
Postcard, embossed; horizontal; coloured illustration on white ground; two girls in traditional Dutch costume, one seated holding cup and saucer and holding spoon to lips of standing girl; row of blue and white tiles behind them showing boats; in brown on reverse, "Postkarte - Carte postale - Post …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.23
Description
Postcard, embossed; horizontal; coloured illustration on white ground; two girls in traditional Dutch costume, one seated holding cup and saucer and holding spoon to lips of standing girl; row of blue and white tiles behind them showing boats; in brown on reverse, "Postkarte - Carte postale - Post card - Cartolina postale" "Briefkaart - Brefkort - Correspondenzkarre - Dopisnica" "Dopisnice - Karta korespondencyina - Levelezo-Lap" "Unione postale universale - Weltpostverein - Union postale universelle" "Tarjeta postal - Cartao postal -" and two words in Cyrillic letters; line down centre; "P F B" symbol at lower left, "SERIE 6523"; addressed in black ink to Frances Latham, Box 385, Kaslo, BC, Canada; "Love and Kisses to Frances. From Grandma & Grandpa. love to papa & mama" "Grandaddy Alfred"; green stamp at upper right, "SERIES 1902" "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" "1706" "FRANKLIN" "1790" "1" "POSTAGE" "ONE CENT", cancelled with seven wavy lines with staff at left (to resemble flying flag); postmark "SCHENECTADY N.Y." "JUN 25 4-PM 1907"; dotted outline of rectangle at upper right, not quite covered by stamp; ink "109.20c" at lower right, crossed out in pencil; soiled, darkened around edges, crease, corners are worn
Title
Serie 6523
Author
Grandaddy Alfred
Publication Date
June 25 1907
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
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postcard; advertisement; greeting card

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.24
Description
Postcard, white, horizontal; coloured illustration at left of child in white and red teasing white dog at edge of lake; in blue below, ""SPEAK FOR IT."" "HIRSCHBERG" "COPYRIGHT 1906"; at right in black is "Our Annual Calendar" "Just before the rush of the holiday season... art calendars... reproduc…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.24
Description
Postcard, white, horizontal; coloured illustration at left of child in white and red teasing white dog at edge of lake; in blue below, ""SPEAK FOR IT."" "HIRSCHBERG" "COPYRIGHT 1906"; at right in black is "Our Annual Calendar" "Just before the rush of the holiday season... art calendars... reproduction of "Trouble for the Bully," by J.G. Brown... call in person at my store... presenting this card... merry Christmas and a happy New Year. Yours," and black stamp "A. LATHAM, Hardware Merchant, MOOSE JAW, SASK."; in black on reverse, "POST CARD" "THIS SIDE FOR THE ADDRESS"; handwritten in grey or fading black ink, "Miss Frances Latham" "Kaslo."; outline of rectangle at upper right, "(Stamp Here)"; in ink at lower right, "109.20d", crossed out in pencil; lightly soiled, creased, wear on corners; not stamped or postmarked
Colour
white
Title
Speak For It Our Annual Calendar
Author
Hirschberg A. Latham
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.25
Description
Postcard: black and white photo; white border; horizontal; shows grinning baby in tub of water, fence behind, grass around; in border below in black, "I'm Having a Bath."; border is irregular, only a thin line at top; on reverse in brown "PRIVATE POST CARD", line across card below; another line div…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV972.109.25
Description
Postcard: black and white photo; white border; horizontal; shows grinning baby in tub of water, fence behind, grass around; in border below in black, "I'm Having a Bath."; border is irregular, only a thin line at top; on reverse in brown "PRIVATE POST CARD", line across card below; another line divides "THIS SPACE MAY BE USED FOR CORRESPONDENCE" at left from "THIS SPACE IS FOR ADDRESS ONLY" at right; address side is larger; addressed in black ink to "Miss Frances Latham Revelstoke BC" "c/o JJ Woodland"; "My Dear Little Girl Mama is so sorry she let you go away for Xmas as I am sure you have forgotten us You have been away a -- & we have never had a line & Mother & Daddy are both worrying -- about you I do think Bella might drop me a -- -- in a while love & kisses Mother"; message runs out of space and continues around space, finishing upside down in top; green Edward VII stamp at upper right, "CANADA POSTAGE" "ONE CENT" "1"; postmarked cancels stamp, "KASLO B.C." "PM" "DE 16 10"; soiled, creases, corners are worn; in ink at lower right of reverse, "109.20e", crossed out with pencil
Colour
black and white
Title
I'm Having a Bath
Author
Mother
Publication Date
December 16 1910
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.1
Description
The postcard face is a colour photo of Indian Arm from Burnaby Mountain Centennial Park in landscape format. Printed in navy on reverse at at upper left, "V-104" "INDIAN ARM FROM BURNABY MOUNTAIN" "Burnaby, B.C." "Looking North-West..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; Printed at bottom…
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.1
Description
The postcard face is a colour photo of Indian Arm from Burnaby Mountain Centennial Park in landscape format. Printed in navy on reverse at at upper left, "V-104" "INDIAN ARM FROM BURNABY MOUNTAIN" "Burnaby, B.C." "Looking North-West..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; Printed at bottom left, "Photo by H. D. von Tiesenhausen" "S-1464"; This is a navy bar up centre with "PUB. BY NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo of man, "LITHOGRAPHY" "PHOTOGRAPHY" "DESIGN" Printed at the upper right side of card is an illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer to the left of "POST CARD" "ADDRESS" and rectangle for stamp, "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; The card is unused
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Indian Arm from Burnaby Mountain S-1464
Author
H.D. von Tiesenhausen
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Geographic Features
Geographic Features - Parks
Name Access
Burnaby Mountain Centennial Park
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo of Burnaby Mountain Park, Burnaby, BC, including the wooden Burnaby Mountain Park sign and Centennial Pavilion, built for the BC Centennial in 1958; horizontal; on reverse in blue, "2" "BURNABY MOUNTAIN PARK" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "The Centennial Pavilion..."; drawing of R.…
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo of Burnaby Mountain Park, Burnaby, BC, including the wooden Burnaby Mountain Park sign and Centennial Pavilion, built for the BC Centennial in 1958; horizontal; on reverse in blue, "2" "BURNABY MOUNTAIN PARK" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "The Centennial Pavilion..."; drawing of R.C.M.P. officer at left, mounted officer at right; at lower left, "Photo by George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd. For the Burnaby Parks & Recreation Commission" "S-2773"; blue line up centre with "PUB. BY NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN"; at upper right, "POST CARD" and rectangle for stamp, "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; "ADDRESS" below; unused
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Burnaby Mountain Park 2 S 2773
Author
George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Geographic Features
Geographic Features - Parks
Name Access
Burnaby Mountain Centennial Park
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.3
Description
Postcard: colour photo of pink rhododendron flowers; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "No. 6" "RHODODENDRON" "The official flower of Burnaby, B.C." "This beautiful plant..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom, "Photo by Dr. Edward Chan" "B.R. & S.F. Show" "S-2739"; row of large dot…
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.3
Description
Postcard: colour photo of pink rhododendron flowers; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "No. 6" "RHODODENDRON" "The official flower of Burnaby, B.C." "This beautiful plant..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom, "Photo by Dr. Edward Chan" "B.R. & S.F. Show" "S-2739"; row of large dots over line of print "Photo by Peter Scurr"; navy bar up centre "PUB. BY NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo; at upper right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", rectangle with "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; unused
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Rhododendron S-2739
Author
Edward Chan
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Plants
Plants - Flowers
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.4
Description
Postcard: colour photo of pink rhododendron flowers; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "No. 7" "RHODODENDRON" "The official flower of Burnaby, B.C." "This beautiful plant..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom "Photo by Peter Scurr" "B.R. & S.F. Show" "S-2740"; a series of large dot…
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV993.43.4
Description
Postcard: colour photo of pink rhododendron flowers; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "No. 7" "RHODODENDRON" "The official flower of Burnaby, B.C." "This beautiful plant..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom "Photo by Peter Scurr" "B.R. & S.F. Show" "S-2740"; a series of large dots covers line "Photo by D.R. Edward Chan"?, slightly off; navy bar up centre with "PUB. BY NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo; at upper right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", rectangle with "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; unused
Object History
Purchased 1980/1981
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Rhododendron S-2740
Author
Peter Scurr
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Plants
Plants - Flowers
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV997.44.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows and drive, office at right front, small neon sign on white wagon wheel in window; large yellow vertical sign at left, black "DeVall's" at top, then "MOTEL" down sign; street address number on lower support; white sign …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV997.44.9
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; row of single-storey white bungalows and drive, office at right front, small neon sign on white wagon wheel in window; large yellow vertical sign at left, black "DeVall's" at top, then "MOTEL" down sign; street address number on lower support; white sign with dark letters arranged as "LARGE ROOMS" "TUB SHWS TV"; smaller CAA and AAA sign at right; taken from across street; on reverse in navy, "OPEN ALL YEAR / PHONE 433-0033" "DeVALL'S MOTEL" "4361 KINGSWAY, BURNABY 1, VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA" "Steam heated..."; CAA and AAA logos at upper left; up centre, "A Traveltime PRODUCT, MADE IN VANCOUVER, CANADA, BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD."; maple leaf logo at top with "MADE IN CANADA"; at bottom, "C-1294"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle for stamp; unused; very slight wear on corners, fraying at right side; the motel was previously known as DeVall's Auto Villas, this image taken from almost the same location as BV002.50.1, but many years later as there have been changes to the buildings, a new sign, and a new building next door
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
DeVall's Motel C-1294
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV999.2.43
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, glossy; horizontal; wide white oval frame border; shows five female teachers at Kingsway West School standing in a row in front of stonework; c.1920?; one woman wears a wristwatch; on reverse in black, "POST CARD", double line below; short line down centre, at left …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV999.2.43
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, glossy; horizontal; wide white oval frame border; shows five female teachers at Kingsway West School standing in a row in front of stonework; c.1920?; one woman wears a wristwatch; on reverse in black, "POST CARD", double line below; short line down centre, at left ""VICTOR"", at right "POSTAL"; rectangle at upper right, "Stamp here."; slight wear on corners; unused [same women as on BV999.2.44]
Colour
black and white
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Occupations
Occupations - Teachers
Name Access
Kingsway West School
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV999.2.44
Description
Postcard: sepia photo, glossy; vertical; white border; shows five female teachers and one man on exterior stairs at Kingsway West School; women are the same as on card BV999.2.43, same clothes, same large wristwatch worn by one; on reverse in black, "POST CARD"; double line below; short line down c…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV999.2.44
Description
Postcard: sepia photo, glossy; vertical; white border; shows five female teachers and one man on exterior stairs at Kingsway West School; women are the same as on card BV999.2.43, same clothes, same large wristwatch worn by one; on reverse in black, "POST CARD"; double line below; short line down centre, at left ""VICTOR"", at right, "POSTAL."; outline of rectangle at upper right, "Stamp here."; lightly soiled, smudges, spot; crease at upper right corner; unused
Colour
sepia
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Occupations
Occupations - Teachers
Name Access
Kingsway West School
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…
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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
BV985.5982.1
Description
Postcard: white card, horizontal; black and white illustration of hand holding cup; at upper left in black, "The Magic Cup"; at upper right in frame, "If born between the Dates of DEC. 22nd AND JAN. 18th Find your fortune in this cup" "DIRECTIONS - RUB A LEAD PENCIL INSIDE OF MAGIC CUP.", this has …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.5982.1
Description
Postcard: white card, horizontal; black and white illustration of hand holding cup; at upper left in black, "The Magic Cup"; at upper right in frame, "If born between the Dates of DEC. 22nd AND JAN. 18th Find your fortune in this cup" "DIRECTIONS - RUB A LEAD PENCIL INSIDE OF MAGIC CUP.", this has been overstamped with red "PAINT WITH INK"; inside of cup is blue with white "CAPRICORNUS" and symbol, and "Have strong will...", listing qualities and birthstone, etc.; on outside of cup, "Barrington Hall" "The Baker-ized Coffee" "Steel Cut"; lower part of card has black print, "HOW TO TELL FORTUNES WITH COFFEE GROUNDS", listing many possible interpretations; down right side is "THE HALL PROCESS, PAT. EDWARD HALL, N.Y."; on reverse in black, "Post Card"; double line divides card, at left "CORRESPONDENCE HERE", at right "THIS SIDE FOR ADDRESS ONLY"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "DOMESTIC 1C FOREIGN 2C STAMP"; three lines at right for address; at lower left, "Any four of this series of twelve Coffee Cup Fortune Cards sent free for picture of Barrington Hall cut from the label on a can of Baker-ized Steel-Cut Coffee (or send 10c. in stamps). Write for grocer handling it. BAKER IMPORTING COMPANY, 214 Second Street North, Minneapolis, Minn." waterstained, spots; pencil scribble on lowest address line; creases, wear at edges
Colour
white
Country Made
United States of America
Title
The Magic Cup Barrington Hall The Baker-ized Coffee Capricornus
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.161
Description
Postcard: buff-coloured card, horizontal, no image; front is typed: "O.A. 42" "THE OLD AGE PENSIONS DEPT., (W.C.B.)" "411 Dunsmuir Street" "Vancouver, B.C." "We have received your Application for Old Age Pension and same will have careful attention. In writing us, always give the number shown oppos…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.161
Description
Postcard: buff-coloured card, horizontal, no image; front is typed: "O.A. 42" "THE OLD AGE PENSIONS DEPT., (W.C.B.)" "411 Dunsmuir Street" "Vancouver, B.C." "We have received your Application for Old Age Pension and same will have careful attention. In writing us, always give the number shown opposite your name on the address side of this card. Advise immediately of any change in address." "THE OLD AGE PENSIONS DEPARTMENT. (W.C.B.)"; on reverse is black "CANADA POST CARD"; handwritten in black ink, "Mr. John James Coe. (A-10278.) 2684 Fern Ave. Burnaby B.C."; green King George V stamp at upper right, "CANADA" "1 CENT 1" "POSTES POSTAGE", cancelled by seven wavy lines; postmark "VANCOUVER BRITISH COLUMBIA" "JUL 4 1932 7 PM"; soiled, creased; smudges, fingermarks?; transferred cancel marks on front, something handwritten in ink on back
Colour
buff
Country Made
Canada
Title
The Old Age Pensions Department, W.C.B.
Author
The Old Age Pensions Department, W.C.B.
Publication Date
July 4 1932
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.162
Description
Postcard: white card, vertical; illustration in blue of woman's leg in stocking, white ribbon tied in bow around thigh; "IF" at upper left, at bottom "If the limbs of trees wore stockings, men would turn to monkeys." "W"; line border, then wider screened border of dots; in brown on reverse, "POST C…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.162
Description
Postcard: white card, vertical; illustration in blue of woman's leg in stocking, white ribbon tied in bow around thigh; "IF" at upper left, at bottom "If the limbs of trees wore stockings, men would turn to monkeys." "W"; line border, then wider screened border of dots; in brown on reverse, "POST CARD" on banner, line down centre; at left, "THIS SIDE FOR CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "THIS SIDE FOR ADDRESS ONLY"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "PLACE POSTAGE STAMP HERE"; unused; soiled, creased, surface damage, spotting at upper edge of reverse, and blue markings; waterstains on front
Colour
blue and white
Title
If
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.163
Description
Postcard: pale green card, horizontal; large green pennant at upper left with white "VICTORIA"; coloured image of photo postcard of building at lower right, black "EMPRESS HOTEL" at bottom, "102916" and logo; B.C. crest to left below pennant, in colour, "BRITISH COLUMBIA" on riband below; in lower …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.163
Description
Postcard: pale green card, horizontal; large green pennant at upper left with white "VICTORIA"; coloured image of photo postcard of building at lower right, black "EMPRESS HOTEL" at bottom, "102916" and logo; B.C. crest to left below pennant, in colour, "BRITISH COLUMBIA" on riband below; in lower left corner is green moose head, "L. O. O. M."; at upper right is "CONVENTION 1923"; white border set slightly in from edge of card; on reverse in grey is "POST CARD" with image of two globes, "V. & SONS" "FAMOUS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD"; line down centre; up left side, "The Valentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto" "Printed in Great Britain"; at upper left, "Correspondence"; at right of line, "Address here"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "4" "BRITISH MANUFACTURE"; unused; some spots, darkening at upper edge
Colour
green
Maker
The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd.
Title
Victoria L.O.O.M. Convention 1923
Publication Date
1923.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Victoria
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.164
Description
Postcard: black and white photo with unevenly centred white border; vertical; shows ocean, snow-topped mountain behind, sky and clouds; printed in white at bottom, hand-lettered "MT. MAKUSHIN - UNALASKA" "eB"?, copyright 1927; in grey on reverse, "POST CARD", line down centre; at left, "CORRESPONDE…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV001.1.164
Description
Postcard: black and white photo with unevenly centred white border; vertical; shows ocean, snow-topped mountain behind, sky and clouds; printed in white at bottom, hand-lettered "MT. MAKUSHIN - UNALASKA" "eB"?, copyright 1927; in grey on reverse, "POST CARD", line down centre; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right "ADDRESS"; handwritten in black ink sideways, "Unalaska Sept. 21/ 27" "Dear Eric. Here is a little piece of Alaska, near where we are now. I have not written to you for a long time but just can't get time. Betting is strong up here on the fight tomorrow. We will get results on the radio. I have had a fine time, but will be glad to get home" "Iver"; addressed to "Mr. Eric Coe 2684 Fern Ave Jubilee, Burnaby Br. Columbia."; red stamp "UNITED STATES POSTAGE" "2 CENTS 2", portrait of "WASHINGTON"; cancelled by four lines; large postmark "UNALASKA ALASKA" "SEP 29 1927"; some darkening at edges, spot
Colour
black and white
Country Made
United States of America
Title
Mt. Makushin - Unalaska
Publication Date
1927.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.3.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black-shaded white "HOTEL BURNABY LTD.", black "1385 KINGSWAY AT 14th AVENUE" "BURNABY 3, NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C." "TELEPHONE LA 1-8891"; '1385' crossed out, '7610' written above in pen; shows two-storey building with woo…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.3.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black-shaded white "HOTEL BURNABY LTD.", black "1385 KINGSWAY AT 14th AVENUE" "BURNABY 3, NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C." "TELEPHONE LA 1-8891"; '1385' crossed out, '7610' written above in pen; shows two-storey building with wood trim, white plaster; totem-pole shaped neon sign, vertical "HOTEL" on black ground, "VACANCY" and "PARKING" below; "DINER" on blue awning of nearest part of building, single-storey; black "DINING ROOM" on white sign on side of higher building, red "Coca-Cola" bottlecap sign either side; New Westminster Hog Fuel? building visible in background; on reverse in blue, "HOTEL BURNABY" "Located between new Simpson-Sears and new Woodwards shopping centres. You will remember HOTEL BURNABY for the REST of your life."; up centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD. "COLOR CARD" DIVISION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA."; at bottom, "C-50"; at top, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right, "STAMP"; c. late 1950s; unused; pencilled "1-" at top; lightly soiled; corners worn
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Hotel Burnaby Ltd. C-50
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.16.1
Description
Postcard, horizontal; white with coloured oval illustration on upper part; aerial view of factory, with one smaller oval inset of a building; printing is slightly off, image is blurred; in black at upper left, "St. Louis Car Co."; at right, "St. Louis, Mo."; below picture, "A. SELIGE, PUB., ST. LOU…
Object History
Bought from E-Bay for $12.38 (U.S.); purchase #1069913809
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.16.1
Description
Postcard, horizontal; white with coloured oval illustration on upper part; aerial view of factory, with one smaller oval inset of a building; printing is slightly off, image is blurred; in black at upper left, "St. Louis Car Co."; at right, "St. Louis, Mo."; below picture, "A. SELIGE, PUB., ST. LOUIS"; handwritten in black ink in the lower part of the card, "Nov 25th, 1904." "Penn.a. State Building." "My dear Gracie Your sweet letter has just arrived. Am having a glorious time. Will leave home dead broke at 1135 tonight. With love. Your Father."; in brown on reverse, "Post Card" "CARTE POSTALE - POSTAL CARD" "THIS SIDE THE ADDRESS ONLY"; handwritten in black ink, "Miss Grace N. Dotterer 1420 McKean St., Philadelphia, Pa."; wide green one cent stamp at upper right, "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" "POSTAGE ONE CENT" "1" "LIVINGSTON" "1746 1813" "COMMEMORATIVE SERIES OF 1904"; postmarked "ST. LOUIS, MO. 1904" "NOV 25 8:30 PM" "WORLD FAIR ST. LOUIS" "6"; smudges, some darkening at edges, creases, corners worn; other postmarks transferred faintly onto sky of picture
Object History
Bought from E-Bay for $12.38 (U.S.); purchase #1069913809
Colour
white
Maker
A. Selige
Country Made
United States of America
Site/City Made
St. Louis
Title
St. Louis Car Co. St. Louis, Mo.
Publication Date
November 25 1904
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.30.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo of Centennial Pavilion, Burnaby Mountain Park; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "4" "CENTENNIAL PAVILION" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "The Centennial Pavilion located..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom, "Photo by George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd. For the Burnab…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.30.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo of Centennial Pavilion, Burnaby Mountain Park; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "4" "CENTENNIAL PAVILION" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "The Centennial Pavilion located..."; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom, "Photo by George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd. For the Burnaby Parks & Recreation Commission" "S-2775"; navy bar up centre with "NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN", logo; at upper right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", and rectangle "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; in blue pen on left side, "July, 1977"
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Centennial Pavilion Burnaby, B.C., Canada S-2775
Author
George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd.
Publication Date
July 1977
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Geographic Features
Geographic Features - Parks
Name Access
Burnaby Mountain Centennial Park
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.30.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo of large house in garden, flagpoles; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "No. 5" "CENTURY GARDENS" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Century Gardens was Burnaby's Centennial Project... Canada's 100th birthday... north shore of Deer Lake... Burnaby's new Art Centre...", the restored herita…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.30.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo of large house in garden, flagpoles; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "No. 5" "CENTURY GARDENS" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Century Gardens was Burnaby's Centennial Project... Canada's 100th birthday... north shore of Deer Lake... Burnaby's new Art Centre...", the restored heritage house "Fairacres", later "Burnaby Art Gallery"; illustration at left of R.C.M.P. officer; at bottom, "Photo by George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd." "S-2796"; navy bar up centre "NATURAL COLOR PRODUCTIONS, LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C."; at bottom, "MADE IN CANADA" "GRANT-MANN" and logo; at upper right, illustration of mounted R.C.M.P. officer, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", rectangle "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; in blue pen at left, "We saw this July 1977"
Maker
Natural Color Productions, Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Century Gardens Burnaby, B.C., Canada S-2796
Author
George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Civic
Buildings - Civic - Art Galleries
Name Access
Burnaby Art Gallery
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.30.3
Description
Postcard: colour photo of large house, half-timbered style, with garden; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "BURNABY ART GALLERY" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "And view of Century Gardens on shores of Deer Lake", formerly the Ceperley Mansion "Fairacres"; at bottom, "Photo by D.A. Denny"; up centre of card…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.30.3
Description
Postcard: colour photo of large house, half-timbered style, with garden; horizontal; on reverse in navy, "BURNABY ART GALLERY" "Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "And view of Century Gardens on shores of Deer Lake", formerly the Ceperley Mansion "Fairacres"; at bottom, "Photo by D.A. Denny"; up centre of card, "Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd., Vancouver, Canada"; at bottom, "Traveltime PRODUCT" "C-2158", logo; at top, maple leaf and "MADE IN CANADA"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS"; typed label affixed to right side, "Mr. & Mrs. D.H. Carey" "936 Seymour Blvd." "North Vancouver, B.C."; typed directly onto card at left, "THIS - CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION OF HIGH SCHOOL ART" "Sponsored by the Burnaby Centennial 71 Committee and Burnaby Art Gallery" "June 30 August 29", smudges, dots between letters of "THIS" erased; used as an invitation; blue and white 5 cent stamp with Queen Elizabeth II and harbour, "POSTES POSTAGE", cancelled with three double horizontal lines on stamp only, no marks on card
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Burnaby Art Gallery C-2158
Author
D.A. Denny
Publication Date
June 30 1971
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Civic
Buildings - Civic - Art Galleries
Name Access
Burnaby Art Gallery
Record Type
Artifact
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.
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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
BV002.42.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows ferry moving in water, islands; white border at bottom, green flag at left with white dogwood, blue "BC FERRIES", and black "Queen of Burnaby." at right; on reverse in black at top centre is "peacock postcards" "THE PICTURE TO REMEMBER", black and w…
Object History
E-Bay purchase number 2100642850.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.42.1
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows ferry moving in water, islands; white border at bottom, green flag at left with white dogwood, blue "BC FERRIES", and black "Queen of Burnaby." at right; on reverse in black at top centre is "peacock postcards" "THE PICTURE TO REMEMBER", black and white ink? illustration below of eagle flying over ferry, mountains behind, orca fins visible in water in foreground; at lower left, ""M.V. QUEEN OF BURNABY"" "This contemporary vessel of the 1990's efficiently meets the demanding traffic requirements between Swartz Bay on Vancouver Island and Tsawassen on the B.C. Mainland." "Capacity: 987 passengers and crew, 192 automobiles." "Length: 129.97 m." "Year built: 1965" "Gross tonnage: 4902.59" " Class: Burnaby" "Speed: 18 knots" "Built: Victoria" "Photo: John L. Barnard" "Pub. By c [copyright] J. Barnard Photographer Ltd., Victoria B.C."; outline of rectangle at upper right for stamp, "PRINTED IN AUSTRALIA"; four lines at right side for address; pencilled "335" at top; unused
Object History
E-Bay purchase number 2100642850.
Maker
J. Barnard Photographer Ltd
Peacock Postcards
Country Made
Australia
Title
BC Ferries Queen of Burnaby
Author
John L. Barnard
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Transportation
Transportation - Ferries
Name Access
British Columbia Ferry Services Incorporated
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.46.1
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of "Green Gables" drive-in restaurant, half-timbered house; horizontal; white border, wider at sides; on photo at bottom left, "6241 East Hastings Street"; at right, "Vancouver, B.C."; "GREEN GABLES" is on roof; three large menu boards at left, car at extreme left; u…
Object History
Purchased via Maurice Guibord.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.46.1
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of "Green Gables" drive-in restaurant, half-timbered house; horizontal; white border, wider at sides; on photo at bottom left, "6241 East Hastings Street"; at right, "Vancouver, B.C."; "GREEN GABLES" is on roof; three large menu boards at left, car at extreme left; undated, but probably c. 1940s; on reverse in grey "MADE IN CANADA BY THE GOWEN. SUTTON CO. LTD.. VANCOUVER. B.C." "POSTCARD"; then at left below, "CORRESPONDENCE"; and at right, "ADDRESS"; unused; lightly soiled, creased corner
Object History
Purchased via Maurice Guibord.
Colour
black and white
Maker
The Gown Sutton Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Green Gables Drive-In
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.2
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black "HOTEL BURNABY" "1385 KINGSWAY, N.W., B.C." "ON HIGHWAY NUMBER 99" "TELEPHONE N.W. 4375"; '4375' crossed out and 'LA 18891" written beside it in blue pen; hotel is two-storey building, white with brick a…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.2
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, glossy; horizontal; hotel; white bar across bottom with black "HOTEL BURNABY" "1385 KINGSWAY, N.W., B.C." "ON HIGHWAY NUMBER 99" "TELEPHONE N.W. 4375"; '4375' crossed out and 'LA 18891" written beside it in blue pen; hotel is two-storey building, white with brick and wood accents; parking? below; screen wall at nearest part is full height of building; totem-pole shaped neon sign has vertical "HOTEL", horizontal "Burnaby", and at bottom, "VACANCY", "OFFICE", arrow; on reverse in black "HOTEL BURNABY:" "LOCATED BETWEEN NEW SIMPSONS-SEARS AND NEW WOODWARDS... YOU WILL REMEMBER HOTEL BURNABY FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE."; "REST" is in bold type; line down centre; at bottom left, "PRINTED IN CANADA BY PLOWRIGHT PTG."; at upper right, "POST CARD" and outline of rectangle with "PLACE STAMP HERE"; c. late 1950s; unused; pencilled "4-" at top; lightly soiled
Colour
black and white
Maker
Plowright Printing
Country Made
Canada
Title
Hotel Burnaby
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.3
Description
Postcard: colour rendering, glossy; horizontal; lot with motel buildings and landscaping; aerial view; lot is white, background is beige; grey border at top has blue "CARAVAN MOTOR COURT" "VANCOUVER CANADA"; Diner's Club shield logo at left "Member CONGRESS...", AAA logo at right; "Kingsway at Nels…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.3
Description
Postcard: colour rendering, glossy; horizontal; lot with motel buildings and landscaping; aerial view; lot is white, background is beige; grey border at top has blue "CARAVAN MOTOR COURT" "VANCOUVER CANADA"; Diner's Club shield logo at left "Member CONGRESS...", AAA logo at right; "Kingsway at Nelson Avenue . South Burnaby, B.C. . Phone: "HEmlock 3-8288" "Center Miracle Mile Shopping Area"; on reverse in black, "CARAVAN MOTOR COURT" ""One of Canada's Best Motor Hotels..." "Printed in the U.S.A."; Diner's Club logo at left, maple leaf with "CMHA" at right; up centre, "PRINTED BY JAMES J. GILLICK & CO., BERKELEY, CALIF."; at top right, ""Spectra-Color" "POSTCARD"; at upper right corner, "STAMP HERE"; two grey spots, slight darkening at edges and wear on corners; unused
Maker
James J. Gillick & Co.
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
California
Site/City Made
Berkeley
Title
Caravan Motor Court
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.4
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby interior; shows reception area, stairs, lobby with television, lighted events board; inset photo at lower left, bordered with white line at top and right, shows dining room interior, chef at stainless steel serving station; on reverse in black, "ASTOR…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.4
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby interior; shows reception area, stairs, lobby with television, lighted events board; inset photo at lower left, bordered with white line at top and right, shows dining room interior, chef at stainless steel serving station; on reverse in black, "ASTOR MOTOR HOTEL" "Ideally located... All 66 guest rooms have cable T.V.... 4561 Kingsway, Burnaby, B.C. Ph. 433-0551." "FC 219"; line down centre; outline of rectangle at upper right, "PUT STAMP HERE"; at bottom centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY EVERGREEN PRESS LIMITED" "FIDELITY COLOUR" and logo; some fingerprint smudges, wear on corners; unused
Maker
Evergreen Press Limited
Country Made
Canada
Title
Astor Motor Hotel FC 219
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.5
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; building, showroom for lighting, large windows, lights are on; sloping shingled roof with dormer display windows, large lantern sign on corner, "NORBURN LIGHTING CENTRE"; inset photo at upper left is interior photo of showroom; on reverse, in blue at upper left, …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.5
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; building, showroom for lighting, large windows, lights are on; sloping shingled roof with dormer display windows, large lantern sign on corner, "NORBURN LIGHTING CENTRE"; inset photo at upper left is interior photo of showroom; on reverse, in blue at upper left, "Norburn Lighting Centre" with logo of lantern and "4600 E. HASTINGS ST., BURNABY, 299-0666"; up centre of card, "LITHOGRAPHED BY LAWSON GRAPHICS PACIFIC LIMITED, VANCOUVER, CANADA"; maple leaf at top, "MADE IN CANADA"; at bottom, "Traveltime PRODUCT" "C-2943"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS"; rectangle with "USE CANADIAN POSTAGE"; brownish stain, black marks; creases; wear at corners; unused
Maker
Lawson Graphics Pacific Limited
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Norburn Lighting Centre C-2943
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.6
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, horizontal; row of six single-storey houses, grass, gravel road, telephone pole; along bottom in white, "NEW VISTA SOCIETY BUNGALOW COURT" "BURNABY, B.C. 1951"; white border; on reverse in grey, "POST CARD" "MADE IN CANADA" "CORRESPONDENCE" "ADDRESS"; rectangle at u…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.6
Description
Postcard: black and white photo, horizontal; row of six single-storey houses, grass, gravel road, telephone pole; along bottom in white, "NEW VISTA SOCIETY BUNGALOW COURT" "BURNABY, B.C. 1951"; white border; on reverse in grey, "POST CARD" "MADE IN CANADA" "CORRESPONDENCE" "ADDRESS"; rectangle at upper right, dashed outline with curved corners, "CKC"? logo at top centre; inside, "PLACE STAMP HERE"; deep scratch on back at top; crease; some worn corners; darkening in sky from developing or printing of photo?; unused
Colour
black and white
Country Made
Canada
Title
New Vista Society Bungalow Court Burnaby, B.C.
Publication Date
1951.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Residences
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows row of single-storey white bungalows, cars parked on drive, "OFFICE" at left foreground, shrubs, lawn, bedding plants; on reverse in green "BLUE HAVEN MOTEL" "2018 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Mgrs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson" "22 Units..."…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.7
Description
Postcard: colour photo, glossy; horizontal; shows row of single-storey white bungalows, cars parked on drive, "OFFICE" at left foreground, shrubs, lawn, bedding plants; on reverse in green "BLUE HAVEN MOTEL" "2018 Kingsway, South Burnaby, B.C., Canada" "Mgrs.: Mr. and Mrs. A. Pearson" "22 Units..." "...Telephone LA 1-9942"; address has been overstamped with purple "7026 Kingsway"; up centre, "MADE IN CANADA BY GRANT-MANN LITHOGRAPHERS LTD. "COLOR CARD" DIVISION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA."; at bottom, "C-48"; at upper right, "POST CARD" "ADDRESS", outline of rectangle, "STAMP"; lightly soiled, slightly darkened around edges; corners worn; c. 1950s; unused
Maker
Grant-Mann Lithographers Ltd
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Blue Haven Motel C-48
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.8
Description
Postcard, colour photo of single-storey building, brick and plaster, with projecting two-storey entrance, balcony over door, empty parking lot in foreground; red "SAMBO'S" on roof at left; blue sky with clouds; white border at top with black "SAMBO'S PANCAKE HOUSE"; scalloped edges; on reverse in b…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.8
Description
Postcard, colour photo of single-storey building, brick and plaster, with projecting two-storey entrance, balcony over door, empty parking lot in foreground; red "SAMBO'S" on roof at left; blue sky with clouds; white border at top with black "SAMBO'S PANCAKE HOUSE"; scalloped edges; on reverse in blue up centre, "Pub. by Living Colour Advertising Agencies, 809 21st St., New West'r, B.C. - 526-6612; at bottom, maple leaf logo, "Made in Canada" "DEXTER COLOR, CANADA LTD." "CORNWALL, ONTARIO"; at left is preprinted handwritten message "Please surrender this card for 10% Discount on your next Visit to Sambo's 5550 Kingsway Burnaby Offer good until Sept 1st 1968 Your host Sambo's"; pencilled "READ" with arrow at top; pencilled "9-"; dotted outline of rectangle at upper right; glossy; unused
Maker
Living Colour Advertising Agencies
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
Ontario
Site/City Made
Cornwall
Title
Sambo's Pancake House
Publication Date
1968.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.9
Description
Postcard: colour photos; horizontal; two; larger photo, at right, shows restaurant interior with palm trees; smaller photo at lower left of Stephen Yan wearing "COME WOK WITH YAN" apron; at upper left of card on yellow ground is red "COME WOK WITH YAN" "FOR RESERVATIONS PHONE: 937-7111"; on reverse…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.9
Description
Postcard: colour photos; horizontal; two; larger photo, at right, shows restaurant interior with palm trees; smaller photo at lower left of Stephen Yan wearing "COME WOK WITH YAN" apron; at upper left of card on yellow ground is red "COME WOK WITH YAN" "FOR RESERVATIONS PHONE: 937-7111"; on reverse in black at left is "9948 LOUGHEED HWY. BURNABY, B.C. CANADA V3J 1N3" "PHOTO BY COQUITLAM PHOTO", black line below, then simple map showing location of "YAN'S"; black line border at right [Yan owned two restaurants in the Vancouver area and his hit show, "Wok With Yan" was on the air from 1980-1995]; card appears to be c.1985; unused
Title
Come Wok With Yan
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.10
Description
Postcard: coloured black and white photo, glossy; white border; horizontal; shows entrance gate of Forest Lawn cemetary, stone posts with caps and spires, chapel in background, flowers and shrubs; in black in wider bottom border, "CANADA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL CEMETARY" "FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, VANCOU…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.48.10
Description
Postcard: coloured black and white photo, glossy; white border; horizontal; shows entrance gate of Forest Lawn cemetary, stone posts with caps and spires, chapel in background, flowers and shrubs; in black in wider bottom border, "CANADA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL CEMETARY" "FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, VANCOUVER, B.C."; in image at lower right, white "7."; on reverse in grey, "MADE IN CANADA BY THE GOWEN, SUTTON CO. LTD., VANCOUVER, B.C." "POSTCARD"; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; slightly darkened around edges; corners are worn; unused
Maker
Gowen, Sutton Co. Ltd.
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Canada's Most Beautiful Cemetary Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Vancouver, B.C. 7
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.1
Description
Postcard: black and white photo; horizontal; silver border; shows row of single-storey bungalows, sign "UNITED AUTO COURTS", "VACANCIES"; wooden fence, sign "DRIVE IN"; smaller round sign "MAIN ENTRANCE"? at edge of road; black "Steam Heat" hand-printed over image on gravel? driveway; in bottom bor…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.1
Description
Postcard: black and white photo; horizontal; silver border; shows row of single-storey bungalows, sign "UNITED AUTO COURTS", "VACANCIES"; wooden fence, sign "DRIVE IN"; smaller round sign "MAIN ENTRANCE"? at edge of road; black "Steam Heat" hand-printed over image on gravel? driveway; in bottom border in black, "DEVALL'S AUTO VILLAS ON KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA"; at bottom right, "E-1105"; on reverse in black, "Post Card"; at left, "CLEAR VIEW"; double line across card, at right, "PLACE STAMP HERE"; below lines at left "FOR CORRESPONDENCE"; up centre, "MFD. BY WAYNE PAPER BOX & PRTG. CORP,, FORT WAYNE, IND."; lightly soiled, creased, worn corners; c. 194-?; unused
Colour
black and white
Maker
Wayne Paper Box & Printing Corp.
Country Made
United States of America
Province Made
Indiana
Site/City Made
Fort Wayne
Title
DeVall's Auto Villas E-1105
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 3985 KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Actual photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.2
Description
Postcard: colour photo; horizontal; hotel lobby; white border with black print at bottom "ASTOR HOTEL. 3985 KINGSWAY, VANCOUVER, B.C."; lobby has c. 1950s furnishings, people seated and standing; image is blurred; on reverse in black, "LOBBY" "Actual photograph of the comfortable lobby of the Astor Hotel", aboriginal animal logo, "POST CARD"; line down centre; at left, "CORRESPONDENCE", at right, "ADDRESS"; outline of rectangle at upper right with "Stamp Here"; soiled; surface tears from adhesive? contact; "4.00"? erased at upper left; some wear on corners; unused
Title
Astor Hotel . 3985 Kingsway, Vancouver, B.C.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.3
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of entrance to "CENTRAL PARK AUTO CAMP", sign between two stone pillars; black line border; horizontal; printed on buff card, plain border all around, wider at sides; black print at top "FULLY MODERN"; below photo, "VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA"; at left, "RIGHT ON TH…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.3
Description
Postcard, black and white photo of entrance to "CENTRAL PARK AUTO CAMP", sign between two stone pillars; black line border; horizontal; printed on buff card, plain border all around, wider at sides; black print at top "FULLY MODERN"; below photo, "VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA"; at left, "RIGHT ON THE HIGHWAY" "15 MINUTES DRIVE TO THE CENTRE OP THE CITY"; at right, "THE FINEST NATURAL AUTO CAMP ON THE PACIFIC COAST"; pencilled at upper left, "Knight", at right,"Taft"; on reverse, black "POST CARD" at top centre, dotted outline of rectangle at upper right; darkened around edges; black marks; print transferred from something else at top, reversed "--ODER"; unused; card really does have "OP" instead of "OF"
Colour
black and white
Title
Central Park Auto Camp
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Hotels and Motels
Name Access
Central Park Auto Camp
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.7
Description
Postcard: sepia photo, glossy; horizontal; shows McKay(?) school class, four rows of children; back row is boys standing, female teacher at right; next row is boys kneeling; next row is girls sitting on wooden sidewalk?; front row is girls sitting on step; two boys recline on ground in front of fir…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.7
Description
Postcard: sepia photo, glossy; horizontal; shows McKay(?) school class, four rows of children; back row is boys standing, female teacher at right; next row is boys kneeling; next row is girls sitting on wooden sidewalk?; front row is girls sitting on step; two boys recline on ground in front of first row of girls; school is stone with wooden siding above; wooden stairs; on reverse in grey, "POST CARD" ""VICTOR"" "POSTAL"; double line below 'Post Card', short line down centre; addressed in black ink to "Dr. Boyce, The Old Cloth Hall Biddenden, Kent, England”; message "Many thanks for Weekly Dispatches. Suppose you are very busy with your hospitals. What do you think of this? Nov 26, 1914"; red King George V stamp at upper right, "CANADA POSTAGE" "TWO CENTS" "2"; postmark "NO29" "MCKAY B.C."; black cancellation; soiled, smudged along right edge; pencilled "Can" "G107" "Moray, B.C."; edges worn
Colour
sepia
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.8
Description
Postcard: tinted photo; horizontal; shows single-storey white building with sign "GOLDEN DRAGON"; restaurant; large neon dragon sign at left, green car parked on street in front at left; glossy, white border; on reverse in black, "GOLDEN DRAGON" "3991 KINGSWAY" "BURNABY, B.C." "If you are not famil…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV002.50.8
Description
Postcard: tinted photo; horizontal; shows single-storey white building with sign "GOLDEN DRAGON"; restaurant; large neon dragon sign at left, green car parked on street in front at left; glossy, white border; on reverse in black, "GOLDEN DRAGON" "3991 KINGSWAY" "BURNABY, B.C." "If you are not familiar with Chinese Foods let our Experts make suggestions and explain the traditions of eating that is famous throughout the world."; at bottom, "DINE and DANCE Every FRIDAY & SATURDAY"; line down centre; at right, "ADDRESS"; at upper right, "Place Stamp Here"; unused; some wear at corners; crease; scratches; print is heavy enough to be visible in places on front; ca.1950s
Title
Golden Dragon
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Postcards
Documentary Artifacts - Photographs
Buildings
Buildings - Commercial
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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