BR0207 BRANDON - (FOUR WOMAN IN STUDIO CAR)
POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Not Posted. Publisher / Photographer: Unidentified Notation: This real photo postcard features a studio image of four women in an automobile. Background sign reads "4 Miles to Brandon, Man." Side lamp reads 1912. Pennant on the side of the car features a picture of the YMCA building.
BR0209 BRANDON - CPR STATION
Unposted, this postcard part of a series of Brandon real photo images that were produced in the same general format (positioning of image in roughly 2/3 of the space). No photographer or publisher is noted on these cards, but I believe they were likely produced by G. A. Barrowclough. The script used in the titles seems a close match to that on other postcards attributed to him and they are all printed on the early Velox "Private Post Card" (undivided back) that were favoured by Barrowclough.
BR0208 BRANDON - TRAIN STATION FROM BACK
Unposted. No publisher evident. Taken from the north, the image shows the "back" side of the C. P. R. Station in Brandon. Signage for "Borbridge Western Ltd, Saddlery" is prominent in the background.
BR0210 BRANDON - COUPLE IN AUTO - DOMINION EXHIBITION
Unposted. Publisher/Photographer unidentified. Image of a couple posing on a photographer's set during the 1913 Dominion Exhibition held in Brandon Manitoba. (See pennant on side of vehicle.)
BR0212 BRANDON - DAM ON ASSINIBOINE RIVER
POSTCARD Date: Not evident. Unposted Publisher / Photographer: Published by S. J. Farmer, Brandon. Notation: "A Merry Christmas" is imprinted in Red on the upper left corner.The scene is a real photo image and, while it is subtle, it has also been colourized.
BR215 BRANDON - [CROWD AT FAIR]
POSTCARD Date: Posted August 1, 1905. Publisher / Photographer: Unidentified Notation: The card was posted from Brandon, but there is nothing obvious in the image or in any text that confirms that this image was taken there. This was some kind of public event. Hard to see in the image, there is the side of a large tent to the left side of the image. (just behind the two girls in the foreground, a large wooden stake is holding down a guy-wire.) The seller of this postcard indicated that first nations peo…
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 woman, a patient, somehow separated from the group and perished from exposure. For more information on the asylum fire, see: www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/mb_history/21/brandonasylumfire.shtml