Philip Timms Collection

This is a selection of photographs from the Philip Timms Collection. Use the Vancouver Public Library's Historical Photographs search to find more photographs from this collection.

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Description: North side looking west from Hamilton to Homer. Various businesses, including Buscombe's housewares store, (sign, left). Pedestrians. Also exists as a lantern slide (66966)
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Description: View of Hastings from Homer. Mahon Block on the corner with a bookshop at street level and Buscombe's housewares store, right. Pedestrians, and a streetcar in the snow. The office for the Province newspaper is visible in the background, right. Also exists as a lantern slide (66972).
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Description: View from Homer to Hamilton. Streetcars, street sweeper, and the Royal Insurance Company on the corner
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Description: West view from Homer. A.F. McMillan jewellery shop. Pedestrians in the rain.
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Description: Looking west from the south west corner of Hastings and Homer. Royal Bank, left, with Montelius piano store next to it. Other businesses including the Bank of British North America (centre-right) and pedestrians, streetcars, and wagons. Flags and banners decorating the street may be in celebration of the city's twentieth anniversary.
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Description: Looking north with the Chinese Empire Reform Association of Canada, centre. Chinese businesses and men. Wagons.
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Description: Looking north from south side of Georgia Street. The Hudson's Bay department store is partially visible, right. The New York Block (658 Granville) is centre right, the Bank of Montreal is partially visible, centre. The CPR station is at the foot of the street. Streetcars, wagons and carriages, liquor store (Turner's), bookstore, camera shop, tailor, and Turkish bathhouse.
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Description: Looking east from Granville. Streetcars and wagons. George Trorey's jewellery store is at the north east corner (left) with other businesses beyond.
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Description: Looking east from Granville. Streetcar, carriage, and pedestrians. Birks jewellery store is at the corner (left) with the 'Birks' clock out front (George Trorey's jewellery store until 1906). A boy with a bicycle, centre, and a woman pushing a pram, foreground.
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Description: View of 70 Mile House Hotel. There is a gas station with one pump (Home Oil) at left of photo. Also exists as a lantern slide (67109).
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Description: A.H. Timms' printing business at 236 East 14th Avenue. Also exists as a lantern slide (66974).
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Description: The exterior of the Humane Education and Anti-Vivisection Society headquarters at 1263 Granville Street. Photo possibly taken in 1924.
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Title: Art show
Description: Adults and children looking at paintings in one of the exhibition buildings at Queen's Park. Event is probably the annual Provincial Exhibition.
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Description: The exterior of The Ashcroft Journal building in Ashcroft. Also exists as a lantern slide (67040).
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Description: Automobile on the Cariboo Road. Also exists as a lantern slide (67101).
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Description: Two bakers standing next to a cake in the dining room of the Hotel Dunsmuir. The cake is a replica of the hotel, which opened that year. Also exists as a lantern slide (67626).
Type of Resource(s): still image

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