Victoria

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L.00046

Black and white image of an advertisement.

Date: 
1900
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L.00045

Caption continues: ... of Dry Goods, Clothing Etc. Can fill the Largest Order required on Short Notice. Anything wanted for the Mines Packed Securely, and Guaranteed the Best in the Market... 911 Yates Street, Victoria, BC.

Date: 
1890
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L.00042

Black and white image of an advertisement.

Date: 
1880
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L.00041

Black and white image of an advertisement.

Date: 
1880
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L.00034

Kady Gambitz opened his first store in 1858 on the West side of Yates Street. In December 1859 he opened a new store on Yates near the corner of Government Street. The store is showed in this engraving (second from the left), between the Adelphi Saloon and the Bank of British North America. Businesses left to right; Adelphi Saloon, Kady Gambitz's dry goods; Bank of Britsh North America; Moor & Co., Druggists on Yates and Langley; Hibben and Carswell; Langley Bros. Druggists; Auction House on Wharf.Kady Gambitz opened his first store in 1858 on the West side of Yates Street.

Date: 
1862
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L.00026

Black and white image of an advertisement.

Date: 
1900
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L.00024

Black and white image of an advertisement.

Date: 
1900
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L.00025

Selim Franklin (1814-1884) moved up to Victoria for the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush. In Victoria, the brothers Lumley and Selim established Franklin & Company, Auctioneers and Land Agents, at the foot of Yates Street. Franklin & Company generally took out full page adds in the daily newspaper, The British Colonist, to advertise items up for auction which usually included properties in the area, furniture, cattle, books, photographs and carriages. Selim Franklin (1814-1884) moved up to Victoria for the Fraser Canyon Gold Rush.

Date: 
1865
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L.2006.07.016

Besides being the first recorded Jewish person to arrive in British Columbia, Alexander Aaron Phillips was Victoria's first baker of "Passover Bread" (matzoh), which he sold all over Vancouver Island and the state of Washington. In the fall of 1858 he opened the Pioneer Syrup, Soda and Cider Works. ALexander Phillips was the second president of Temple Emanu-El, a founding member of a local Masonic Lodge and Odd Fellows Lodge, as well as a member of the ST. George's Society and the British Columbia Benevolent Association.

Date: 
1880
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2006.24.002

This silver-plated pewter teapot belonged to Maria Davies, wife of Judah Phillip Davies. In 1863, the Davies family arrived in Victoria from San Francisco and soon achieved success selling paintings, musical instruments, household objects, and jewellry, as well as land lots and homes, in the auction house J.P. Davies and Co. Judah Davies helped others as a founding member of Victoria's Odd Fellows and Masons. He gave the keynote address when the Masons laid one of the cornerstones of Temple Emanu-El in 1863.

Date: 
circa 1890s