The Senior Champions on the Red River, Winnipeg

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  • The Senior Champions on the Red River, Winnipeg

    Another in the "Beautiful Manitoba Series" published by Russell, Lang & Co. of Winnipeg, this time showing championship rowers out on the Red River. The message is amusing: "Oct. 22nd/04 Poplar Point / Dear Ethel, How did you enjoy yourself at the fair. I…

  • The First Settlers - A Group of Western Canada Indians

    Russell Lang & Co. card showing a composite of photos of native people. Undivided back, likely c. 1903.

  • Toronto University, Toronto, Canada

    Private Mailing Card of the University of Toronto (University College). A U.S. card circa 1900 by Arthur Strauss, Inc. of New York. No. 137. Unused undivided back.


  • Greetings from Halifax - Old Town Clock and the Citadel

    A second "Greetings from Halifax" card, c. 1901-1903, this one featuring the famous Town Clock and Citadel Hill.

  • Greetings from Halifax - Fountain, Lovers' Walk, Lily Pond.

    One of two cards from Halifax with an unused, undivided, "Private Post Card" back. Likely c. 1901-1903, although conceivably a bit earlier. I am not very familiar with Maritimes cards. This card features three attractive scenes (each individually labelled…

  • Greetings from Halifax - Old Town Clock and The Citadel. [back]

    Back of the two Halifax cards.


  • University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B. [back]

    I'm not familiar with this back so I thought I'd reproduce it.

  • Morden, Man.

    This is quite an early card on a CANADA POST CARD undivided back that is a little unusual. It is one of those with multiple dotted lines provided to write the address on. In this case, "Lovie" was Miss Flo Morehen of 6 Oak Villas, Archway Road, Highgate,…

  • A Shady Drive, Morden, Man.

    Barrowclough card "taken for Wilson" (as the Morden cards all are) -- addressed to Miss Flo Morehen, 6 Oak Villas, Archway Road, Highgate, London. Undivided back postmarked November 21, 1905. Squared circle "Morden, Man." cancel.


  • Parliament Building, Victoria, B.C.

    MacFarlane no. 119, showing the Parliament Building at Victoria, B.C. with a message dated May 17, 1904: "Dearest E--- where I am now staying is just by the Parliament buildings where the X is. I have only hear from you once since I have been back. Have y…

  • Parliament Building, Victoria, B.C. [back]

    Showing the backs of the MacFarlane first series (that I've been collecting ... slowly). This is an undivided back, mailed May 18, 1904 to Miss Elsie Shark (?), 29 Winifred Grove, Clapham Common, London.

  • The Experimental Farm, Brandon, Man.

    An unused Russell Lang & Co. card (no. 154) on an undivided "Canadian Souvenir Post Card" back. This is for those with an interest in the Brandon Experimental Farm.


  • Mount Begbie and Columbia River, Revelstoke, B.C.

    Number 260 in the MacFarlane series, this undivided Private Mailing Card was postmarked at Macleod (?), Alberta on February 25, 1904 and mailed to Mrs. R. W. Young, Dumgree, Blenheim, New Zealand. "Would it hurt you to write a *little oftener*"?

  • A Boundry Line Post between Canada and United States

    Undivided back, looks to be a U.S. card addressed to David Merrill, Chester Depot, Vermont, care of Aunt Emily from A.W. Davis. Dated June 15, 1908. Shows a boundary marker. The "Treaty of Washington" refers to the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 (as fa…

  • General Hospital, Brandon, Man.

    An early Warwick Bros. & Rutter undivided back card, no. 172, depicting the Brandon General Hospital. The addressee was Miss Stella Lawrence, 15 Laval Ave., Montreal (Miss Lawrence's postcard collection pops up quite a lot ... she must have had a lot of t…


  • Main Street, Boissevain

    Card showing Boissevain's Main Street, mailed there on June 26, 1905 to Miss Ella Giffard, Highfield, Bishop's Waltham, Hants, England.

  • Osgoode Hall, Law Courts, Toronto

    Osgoode Hall, which is still exactly the same (to the naked eye) and where I spent the whole day last Friday. Nice Warwick Bros. card, no. 514.

  • North Shore, Lake Superior, on Canadian Pacific Railway

    Postmarked at Cranbrook, B.C. on May 2, 1904, this undivided back "Canadian Souvenir Post Card" (unusual back design featuring a drawing of a beaver) was addressed to Mr. H. Bushel, 26 Berryfield Road, Manor Place, Walworth, London.


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