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, emailmwad@shaw.ca

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 ofWESTERN 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

        —
  OKANAGANVALLEYOF 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 toKootenayNational 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 coversVancouver( 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 toQuebec, 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 phots from   30s & 40s

$40.00

 

84

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

$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 ofCanada

$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 fewAlberta

$35.00

 

30

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

$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 INBRITISH COLUMBIA 500   Cards to 1950; Mix of publishers   & printing types

$30.00

 

50

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

$45.00

 

115

  HISTORICAL LODGINGS INBRITISH 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   inVancouver  either from All Nations Stamps 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 – emailmwad@shaw.ca

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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