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City of Vancouver Archives photograph collection Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.) With digital objects
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Exterior view of W.H. Walsh Grocer

Item is a photograph showing an exterior view of the W.H. Walsh Grocer building and employees standing in front with four horse-pulled delivery wagons. A residence and parts of other houses are also shown. The business was located at 1200 Seymour Street, at the corner of Seymour and Davie.

Granville street neon at night

Item is a photograph of Granville Street at night, looking southwest down Granville street. In the foreground the neon signage for the Castle Hotel (760 Granville Street) and Palm Ice Cream are clearly visible. The neon signage further down Granville Street is less clear, but the signs for the Capital Theatre (820 Granville Street) and the Orpheum theatre (884 Granville Street) are still distinguishable.

Hotel Vancouver from Howe Street across Court House grounds

Item is a photograph of the southeast facade of the Hotel Vancouver (900 W Georgia Street) from Howe Street near W. Georgia Street, across Howe Street and the Court House grounds. The view includes the Provincial Court House building (750 Hornby Street) on the left, and the Devonshire Hotel (885 W. Georgia Street) and the Dental-Medical building (925 W. Georgia Street) on the right.

Hudson Bay Company store, Granville and Georgia

Item is a photograph of the Hudson Bay Company's on Granville and Georgia taken on March 26, 1926, the day before the old corner unit it was to be demolished. The connections between the three additions to the store, at Georgia and Seymour, on Seymour and on Granville Street are visible. The Granville Street extention is nearing completion. The photograph was taken from the south-west.

Vancouver, May 11/52

Item is a photograph of English Bay and the west side of Downtown Vancouver, looking northeast from somewhere along the south shore of English Bay. The view includes the Hotel Vancouver at the far right, and the beginning of Stanley Park on the far left.

Window display of W.H. Walsh Grocer

Item is a photograph showing an exterior view of the grocery store window display and entrance doors. Displayed out front on the street are crates of apples and a sign for "Made in British Columbia Week"; advertisements for Malkin's tea, mince meat and a "boy wanted" sign are also visible. The business was located at 1200 Seymour Street, at the corner of Seymour and Davie.