Canafornian's photos


  • WP2195 H COY. 100th REGIMENT WINNIPEG GRENADIERS (CAPT. G. S. ALEXANDER)

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: Lyall Commercial Notation: Apart from the great headgear, it was the background of this image that was of particular interest to me. On the right is the seldom-seen backside of the old…

  • KN0395 KENORA - ON THE WINNIPEG RIVER

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: George Baker

  • KN0394 KENORA - SUMMER ON THE RIVER

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: George Baker, Kenora


  • MN1139 MANITOBA WHEATFIELD

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: G. A. Barrowclough

  • BR0216 BRANDON - [BURNED-OUT ASYLUM]

    POSTCARD Date: Posted, but date unclear. Publisher / Photographer: Halpin's Drug Store Notation: On November 4, 1910 the Mantoba's Brandon Asylum for the Insane was completely destroyed by fire. Over 700 patients and staff were safely evacuated. One wo…

  • MN1072 SHOAL LAKE - CHESTNUT AVE

    POSTCARD Date: Posted - date appears to be March 7, 1924. Publisher / Photographer: Unidentified


  • WB0086 WPG BEACH - WINNIPEG BEACH ON LAKE WINNIPEG

    POSTCARD Date: Posted September 7, 1904. Publisher / Photographer: Russell Lang & Co. Notation: Undivided back. Part of the "Beautiful Manitoba Series". Same image of Winnipeg Beach was used on a Martel's postcard. Handwritten message reads; "We spent…

  • MN1138 LAKE WINNIPEGOSIS - S.S. MANITOU

    POSTCARD Date: Posted September 3, 1908 from Winnipegosis to Dorset, England. Publisher / Photographer: Illustrated postcard Co.

  • KW0119 KEEWATIN - [VIEW OF MILL] - Copy

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: William Marr, Keewatin Notation: Attribution at bottom right: "Photo by Wm. Marr, Keewatin, Ont." Same attribution on reverse left side. This was an inked stamp applied individually to h…


  • WP2194 WPG - NORQUAY SCHOOL

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: The Stovel Co. Notation: Built in 1892 near the intersection of Euclid and Lusted avenues and known as Eulclid or North Central School, the building replaced its predecessor which was de…

  • WP2193 WPG - [ST. STEVENS - RALPH CONNOR'S CHURCH]

    POSTCARD Date: Posted September 6, 1904 from Winnipeg to Berwick on Tweed, England. Publisher / Photographer: Unidentified but definitely a G. A. Barrowclough photo. Notation: This is an unusual card in several respects. Although unattributed, it is…

  • UNT0015 CASTLE PALISADES DEADWOOD S. DAK

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: G.A. Barrowclough Notation: This real photo postcard was almost certainly taken during the photographer's stay in Deadwood in the very early part of 1906. With the help of Kevin Kuche…


  • MN1137 DAUPHIN - TOSELAND & SON - BOOTMAKERS

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: Unidentified Notation: This is a really interesting card. I purchased it on Ebay with the following information provided by the Seller: On the left is George Toseland, next to his fathe…

  • MN1133 RUSSELL - ONE OF THE STREETS OF RUSSELL

    POSTCARD Date: Posted November 4, 1905 from Russell to England. Publisher / Photographer: Unidentified Notation: This is printed on "Classic" Velox stock. It is difficult to decipher, but the sign on the building at the far right is "The Russell Banner…

  • KW0118 KEEWATIN - [TOWN VIEW TOWARDS MILLS]

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: Wm. Marr, Keewatin, Ont. Notation: This card was not posted, but it does have a message on the reverse side;"I will write soon. W.M." There is little doubt that this was penned by the ph…


  • KN0393 KENORA - DEVIL'S GAP RAT PORTAGE ONT.

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: Warwick Bro's & Rutter #448 Notation: This is an accurate representation of Devil's Gap. However, Warwick Bro's also published #449 in their series - an extremely exaggerated misrepresen…

  • WP2192 WPG - EXPERT WATCH AND CLOCKMAKERS

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: Valentine & Sons #109155 Notation: A seemingly rare postcard depicting the clockmaking operations of the D.R. Dingwell company in Winnipeg. This card is has gone unrecorded in the Toron…

  • WP2190 WPG - ST. NORBERT - [POST OFFICE AND STORE]

    POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: Unidentified Notation: Sadly, the postal strike is unclear. I have two other cards that are identical to this format - one is of the ferry and one is of a roughly-made pedestrian bridge.…


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