Digging through the New Zealand newspapers for some research I came across this poem in the September 10, 1915 edition of The Star from Christchurch written by C. Fox Smith. C. Fox Smith is Cicely Fox Smith (1 February 1882 – 8 April 1954) an English poet and writer. Born in Lymm, Cheshire and educated at Manchester High School for… Continue reading A Poem for a Sawmill
In this shot from the 1970s looking south from the corner of 5th Avenue and Burrard there is a billboard for the product that altered the look of thousands of older homes across the city.
The July 17th., 1883 issue of the Mainland Guardian reported that the town of Granville (Vancouver in three years) was becoming a noted resort for “pleasure seekers” since it “seems that no longer is the delightful and invigorating summer breeze which constantly blows o’er the dark waters of Coal Harbour on sunny afternoons, impregnated by… Continue reading Noted Resort
Promoting the Columbo Tea Company in a Labour Day Parade CVA Photo Str P379.2
An imitation elephant to promote Columbo Tea and Company in a parade in front of 579 Burrard Street near Eveleigh Street – ca. 1900 CVA Photo Str P327