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Postcards from the Past: Victoria in years gone by

Douglas Street, c. 1925 — Bill Bouchard Every year my grandmother, Rosabel Annie Latham, took the ferry from her home in Vancouver for a week in Victoria because it reminded her of her old home in England.

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Douglas Street, c. 1925

— Bill Bouchard

 

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Every year my grandmother, Rosabel Annie Latham, took the ferry from her home in Vancouver for a week in Victoria because it reminded her of her old home in England. This is a postcard she sent to my mother in 1957. — Lucy E. Stewart

 

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An undated postcard of the Victoria post office — Frances Smilowski

 

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General view of Victoria, c. 1908. — Susan Slater

 

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A hand-coloured postcard of Douglas Street. — Florence Ferguson

 

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I bought this postcard in a London, England, antique shop in 2008 while living there. We had just bought a home in Victoria so thought it was pretty special to find this one.

— Norinne Coombs