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wintorbos

Posted on 08/23/2013


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University of Manitoba, Review of High School Cadets, Winnipeg, Man.

University of Manitoba, Review of High School Cadets, Winnipeg, Man.
Posted September 6, 1911 at Winnipeg: "Arrived O.K. Didn't miss my train. Am enjoying every minute. Saw Ricahrds yesterday + was speaking to Mr. Black over the phone. Muriel M. Bliss" Addressed to P. Q. M. S. Carmen, Militia Dept., Ottawa, Ont. P.O.O.'s office. The image seems to show the houses and other buildings along Osborne Street North, behind the U of M building (in what is now Memorial Park).

Valentine & Sons card no. 105,781.

This event took place on October 7, 1909. The schools involved were:

Aberdeen, Alexander, Argyle, Carlton, Dufferin, Gladstone, Isbister, Somerset, John M. King, King Edward, Lord Selkirk, Luxton, Machray, Mulvey, Norquay, Pinkham, Strathcona, Victoria and Wellington.

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Dave Linscheid
Dave Linscheid
I love that hand coloring.
4 years ago.
wintorbos
wintorbos
Thanks. It was all done in Germany. The postcard companies (of which Valentine's was the biggest in the world) would send their photos over to the German lithographers with instructions about what the colours were supposed to be. The Germans did their usual meticulous job of it.
4 years ago.