Publications

BIOGRAPHIES OF B.C. POSTCARD PHOTOGRAPHERS

Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver Postcard Club, 2006 (5), 60p., illus., ports.; 28 cm ISBN 0-9781075-0-8 Includes bibliographic references. Available for $20 (plus $3 postage) from the Club, c/o the compiler, Margaret Waddington, 3855 West 36th Avenue, Vancouver, B.C. V6N 2S5 Tel. 604-266-4709.

In December, 2006, The Vancouver Postcard Club issued a revised, updated collection of the biographies of 52 photographers whose work is represented on early B.C. postcards.

The original profiles, written for the Club’s Newsletter by Jack McCuaig, Chris McGregor, Mike Riste, Don Steele, Don M. Stewart, and Margaret Waddington, have been supplemented, where necessary, with additional information culled from birth, marriage and death certificates, newspaper obituaries, census data, directories and local histories.

BRITISH COLUMBIA POSTCARD BOOKS

Biographies of B.C. Postcard Photographers / compiled by Margaret Waddington.

Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver Postcard Club, 2006. [5], 60 p.: ill. ; 28 cm.

ISBN: 0-9781076-0-8 $20 plus $3 postage from the Club c/o M. Waddington, 3855 West 36th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6N 2S5

Ellison, Kenneth V. Schofield Photography in the North Okanagan: Harold Uttley Schofield 1910-1912. Edited by Ron Candy; layout & typesetting Elizabeth Ellison. Vernon, BC: Greater Vernon Museum & Archives, 2007. [vi], 59 p.: ill (some col.), 28 cm. Available for $10 from Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, 3009-32nd Ave., Vernon BC, V1T 2L8

Grant, Peter. Wish You Were Here: Life on Vancouver Island in Historical Postcards

Victoria, BC: Touchwood Editions, 2002. 179 p.: ill., ports.; 25 cm ISBN: 0920663-80-X

Gregg, Tara & Mike Steele, editors. Helen McCall’s Community Album

Gibson’s, BC: Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives, 2003. 96 p.: ill. ; 23 x 29 cm.

ISBN: 097311626-0-0

$24.95 plus $5 shipping from the Archives, PO Box 766, Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0

Jones, T. Malcolm & J. M. Wallace. Picture Postcards Published by T. N. Hibben & Co., Victoria, B.C., 1902-1914 / a co-operation between T. Malcolm Jones and J. M. Wallace.

[S. l.: s. n. 2001] [iii], 69 p., ill., port., 22 cm. $25.00

Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion. Breaking News: The Postcard Images of George Alfred Barrowclough

Surrey, BC: Heritage House, c2004. 191 p.: ill.; 24 x 22 cm. ISBN: 1-894384-67-9

Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion. British Columbia 100 Years Ago: Portraits of a Province

Surrey, BC: Heritage House, 2002. 176 p.: ill.; 21 x 30 cm. ISBN: 1-894384-49-0

Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion. Frank Gowen’s Vancouver, 1914-1931

Surrey, BC: Heritage House, 2001. 176 p.: ill., ports.; 21 cm. ISBN: 1-894384-255-3

Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion. Philip Timms’ Vancouver, 1900-1910

Surrey, BC: Heritage House, c2006. 192 p.: ill., ports.; 29 cm. ISBN 13:978-1-894974-18-9.

ISBN 10: 1-894974-18-2

Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion. Places Remembered: Greater Vancouver, New Westminster and the Fraser Valley

Nanoose Bay, BC: Heritage House, c1997. 143 p: ill.; 28 cm. ISBN: 1-895811-29-5

Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion. Postcards from the Past: Edwardian Images of Greater Vancouver and the Fraser Valley

Surrey, BC: Heritage House, 1996. 176 p.: ill., ports.; 21 x 28 cm. ISBN: 1-895811-23-6

Thirkell, Fred & Bob Scullion. Vancouver & Beyond: Pictures and Stories from the Postcard Era, 1900-1914

Surrey, BC: Heritage House, c2002. 192 p.: ill., ports.; 28 cm. ISBN: 1-8943-15-6

BRITISH COLUMBIA PHOTOGRAPHERS – CHECKLISTS

THE PICTURE POSTCARD LISTINGS of WESTERN CANADA
by RON SOUCH to JULY, 2013

SUBJECT
Cards*
NOTES
RETAIL Pages

LOCATIONS
CARIBOO
WAGON ROAD-YALE TO BARKERVILLE
1000 Includes
Lillooet and other Cariboo

$30.00

62

CENTRAL
B.C.
1000 Fraser-Ft.George, Bulkley, Skeena & N. Cariboo

$30.00

85

KAMLOOPS,
B.C.
500 Includes
nearby areas

$30.00

48

KELOWNA &
CENTRAL OKANAGAN
600 Sold out;
See Okanagan Valley

$25.00

OKANAGAN
VALLEY OF B.C. (3 Volumes in one)
2500 North with
Sicamous, Central, and South

$45.00

140

PENTICTON
& SOUTH OKANAGAN
1000 Sold out;
See Okanagan Valley

$25.00

SOUTHEAST
BRITISH COLUMBIA
1000 Creston to
Kootenay National Park

$35.00

63

VERNON &
NORTH OKANAGAN
1000 Sold out;
See Okanagan Valley

$25.00


PUBLISHERS
PUBLISHER
GUIDE TO HISTORICAL POSTCARDS OF B.C.
600
PUBLISHERS LISTED

$45.00

144

MAJOR
PUBLISHERS OF B.C. CARDS BEFORE 1925 – Vol. 1

5000

Vol. 1
excludes Vancouver & Victoria

$50.00

190

MAJOR
PUBLISHERS OF B.C. CARDS BEFORE 1925 – Vol. 2
Vol. 2
covers Vancouver (Still under development)
B.C.
PRINTING & LITHO LTD. – First Edition
1100 Sold out;
See Second Edition

$25.00

124

B.C.
PRINTING & LITHO LTD. – Second Edition
1200 Vancouver
Island to Quebec, but mostly B.C.

$35.00

CAMERA
PRODUCTS CO. – First Edition (J.F. Spalding)
1800 Sold out;
See Second Edition

$45.00

CAMERA
PRODUCTS CO. – Second Edition
2500 Canada’s
West; Colour tinted photos from 1930s & 40s

$40.00

84

CHAPMAN,
J.H.A.
800 Mostly
B.C., but includes other western Canada

$30.00

40

EUROPEAN
IMPORT CO.
500 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$30.00

42

GOWEN,
SUTTON CO. LTD. (3 Volumes in one)
4000 Vancouver;
The rest of B.C.; The rest of Canada

$45.00

310

HELIOTYPE
CO. – WESTERN CANADA
500 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$25.00

32

HIBBEN,
T.N. & CO.
750 Mostly
B.C., but includes a few Alberta

$35.00

30

PACIFIC
NOVELTY CO. & PACIFIC PUBLISHING CO.
350 Their B.C.
cards, plus a few from Alberta

$25.00

40

RUMSEY &
CO. – WESTERN CANADA
1200 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$35.00

85

STEDMANS &
CONSOLIDATED STATIONERY – WESTERN
800 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$30.00

THOMPSON,
S.J. – WESTERNCANADA
200 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$20.00

22

THOMSON
STATIONERY CO.
300 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$30.00

30

TIMMS,
PHILIP
1000 B.C. real
photos; Mostly Vancouver and nearby

$35.00

66

WALKER,
J.C. – B.C. POSTCARDS – Second Edition
1500 Real
photos from the decades of the 1950s & 60s

$30.00

VALENTINE
-BRITISH COLUMBIA
1500 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$45.00

102

WARWICKBROS. & RUTTER – WESTERN CANADA 1000 Sold out;
See Major publishers

$45.00

84


TOPICS
HISTORICAL
CHURCHES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
500 Cards to
1950; Mix of publishers & printing types

$30.00

50

HISTORICAL
FIRST NATIONS OF WESTERN CANADA
2000 Cards to
1950; Mix of publishers & printing types

$45.00

115

HISTORICAL
LODGINGS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA
2000 Cards to
1955; Mix of publishers & printing types

$35.00

115

HISTORICAL
LOGGING AND MINING IN B.C. (2 Vols. in one)
1000 Cards to
1955; Mix of publishers & printing types

$35.00

54

HISTORICAL
B.C. POST OFFICES & R/R DEPOTS (2 Vols. in 1)
Cards to
1955 (Still under development)

$35.00

32

HISTORICAL
SHIPS IN B.C. (3 Volumes in one)
1500 Three
volumes: Coastal, Inland and Oceanic

$45.00

120

* Approximate number of cards in the listing.
The Listings are mostly available in Vancouver either from
All Nations Stamp & Coin
or FvH Stamps.
Also, they are mostly available from the Vancouver Public Library.

A GUIDE TO THE PUBLISHERS

Published by The Vancouver Postcard Club – First edition, September, 2009.

Available for $40 plus $3.00 postage from Margaret Waddington, 3855 West 36th Ave. Vancouver, B.C. V6N 2S5. Telephone 604-266-4709 – email

This guide identifies almost 600 publishers of picture postcards of British Columbia. It provides some basic information about them such as the nature and locations of their primary business, and the dates of production of their B.C. cards. It also features some colour and black & white examples of the work of various publishers.

BOOKS ILLUSTRATING POSTCARDS

Steele, Don. Hazelton, B.C Historical Photographs on Postcards 72 images $30.00.

Steele Don. Smithers, B.C Historical Photographs on Postcards 70 images $35.00.

Steele Don. Terrace, B.C. Historical Photographs on Postcards 72 images $35.00.

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