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Manitoba Historical Photographs: An Illustrated Souvenir of Winnipeg (1903)

A large-format, hardcover book, originally entitled An Illustrated Souvenir of Winnipeg was published in 1903 by Winnipeg commercial photographers William A. Martel & Sons. Copies sold for $2.00. It featured a 10-page history of Winnipeg by James Elder Steen followed by over 600 photographs of buildings, streets, activities, and people of the growing city.

In 2003, the book was reprinted as a fundraising initiative for the Winnipeg Millennium Library under the title Winnipeg: Images From a Century Ago.

Page

Caption

11

Winnipeg, Looking East from City Hall

12

Colony Street, Looking North

Winnipeg, Looking North from Merchants Bank

13

City Hall

Council Chamber

14

Kennedy Street South

Main Street, Looking North

15

Hargrave Street, Looking South from Broadway

St. Andrew’s Church

Grove at Elm Park

16

Main Street, Looking North

17

Grove, Elm Park

Court House

18

Wholesale Warehouse of J. H. Ashdown, Hardware

Retail Stores of J. H. Ashdown, Hardware

19

Lawn of Residence, Bank of Montreal

Driveway to Residence, Bank of Montreal

20

McIntyre Block

21

Red River, Looking North

Merchants Bank

22

Winnipeg, Looking West

Osborne Bridge

23

Looking South From Osborne Bridge

Main Street North

24

Winnipeg, Looking South

25

St. John’s College

End View, St. John’s Cathedral

Entrance to St. John’s College

St. John’s Cathedral

26

“Ravenscourt,” Residence of Stewart Tupper

27

Flower Beds, St. John’s Park

Residence of W. J. Hammond

28

Broadway, Looking East

Kenneth McKenzie & Co., Wholesale Grocers

29

Assiniboine Block

Kennedy Street, Looking South From Broadway

30

Masonic Temple

A Corner of the Grove at Elm Park

31

Fort Garry Gate

View of Red River at Elm Park

Sanderson Terrace, Carlton Street

32

Main Street, Looking North From Portage Avenue

33

Broadway Avenue, Looking East

Machray School

Drill Hall

34

Cycle Path at Elm Park

G. F. & J. Galt, Wholesale Grocers

35

John W. Peck & Co., Wholesale Clothiers

Grove at Elm Park

36

Rear View of Market and City Hall

Assiniboine Bridge

Winnipeg Market

37

C. P. R. Depot

View of Cattle Yards

38

C. P. R. Yards, Looking East From Overhead Bridge

Residences of Mr. McCutcheon and Mr. Lemon, Edmonton St.

39

Edmonton Street, Looking North From Assiniboine Avenue

C. P. R. Yards, Looking West From Overhead Bridge

40

Residence of Mr. J. Stanley Hough, K. C.

Sanford’s Wholesale Clothiers

41

Princess Block

Mr. D. E. McKenty’s Residence on Colony Street

42

Young Men’s Christian Association

43

First Baptist Church

Grace Church

Notre Dame Avenue, Looking From Dagmar Street

Wesley Church

New St. Stephen’s Church, Presbyterian

44

Kennedy Street, Looking North From Assiniboine Avenue

Wesley College

45

Knox Church

Manitoba College

St. George’s Church

Holy Trinity Church

46

Newspaper Row

47

Residence of James Sutherland

View of Assiniboine River

48

Residence, Lawn and Driveway of Lieut. Governor

49

Driveway to Government Buildings

Carlton St., Looking South

50

Steamship Alexandra, of the Red River Navigation Co.

51

Norwood Bridge

Overhead Bridge

52

Pumping Sand on Red River

53

Donald Street, Looking North From St. Mary’s Street

Cockshutt Plow Co.

54

Lovers’ Walk, Elm Park

Winnipeg, Looking West From Merchants Bank

55

Winnipeg, Looking South From Merchants Bank

View of the Red River

56

Seymour Hotel

Kennedy St., Looking South From Broadway

57

Boulevard, Roslyn Road

Clarendon Hotel

58

Central Fire Hall

River Avenue, Looking West From Assiniboine Park, Fort Rouge

59

Broadway, Looking West From Main St.

Police Court, James St.

60

Main St., Looking North From Bannatyne Ave.

Llewellyn St., Fort Rouge

61

View on the Red River

Union Bank of Canada

62

Lawn and Residence of J. Stanley Hough, K.C.

Princess Street

63

Main Street

Carlton Street East

64

Lawn in Front of Government Building

Carlton Street

Looking Down the Red River

65

Main Street, Looking South From Post Office

Grove in Front of Residence of J. Stanley Hough, K.C.

66

Pretty Walk, Assiniboine Park, Fort Rouge

Winnipeg, Looking North From Merchants Bank

67

McLaughlin Carriage Warehouse

East Corner of Assiniboine Park, Fort Rouge

68

Indians of the North-West

North Side of Market Street

69

Billington Bros., Harness Makers

Colony St., Looking North

70

Residence of A. Strang, Fort Rouge

Grove at Mr. A. M. Nanton’s Residence, Fort Rouge

71

South Side of Assiniboine Avenue

Grove at Mr. A. M. Nanton’s Residence, Fort Rouge

72

St. John’s Park

Mayfair Avenue, Fort Rouge, Looking East

Judge Walker’s Residence

Roslyn Road, Fort Rouge

A Pretty Street Scene in Fort Rouge

73

Salvation Army Citadel

Victoria Park

74

The Martin Bole & Wynne Co., Wholesale Druggists

75

Main Street From Commercial Club

Elgin Avenue

Geo. Velie, Wholesale Wines and Liquors

William Avenue, Looking West

Main Street, Looking North From Portage Avenue

76

Grand Stand, Winnipeg Fair

Winnipeg Fair

77

Looking Into the Midway, Winnipeg Fair

Horse Parade, Winnipeg Fair

78

Looking North on Edmonton Street

Horse and Cattle Parade, Winnipeg Fair

79

Winnipeg Opera House

A Corner of Elm Park

A Part of the Wholesale District, Winnipeg

St. John’s Park

Main Street, Looking North

80

Senior Eight - Championship of America, at Worcester, U.S., August 14th and 15th, 1903. No. 1 Taken at Winnipeg, No. 2 at Worcester

81

The Telegram Building, Largest Newspaper Office West of Toronto

82

Winnipeg Beach

Gault Bros. Co., Ltd., Wholesale Dry Goods

83

Interior of First Floor

R. J. Reid & Co.

Interior of Second Floor. Manufacturing Stationers and Bookbinders, Makers and Importers of Advertising Novelties and Calendars. J. R. Hutchings. R. J. Reid

84

Corner of R. J. Reid & Co.’s Sample Room, Showing Calendars and Advertising Novelties

The Modern Laundry and Dye Works Co. Ltd. 309 Hargrave St. Telephone 2300. Their plant is equipped with the latest improved machinery, obtained from leading manufacturers, regardless of cost. Experts have been placed in charge. They have installed a Water Softening Plant at great expense (the only plant of its kind in Canada).

85

Residence of Thos. Black

86

Exterior of Office

Palace Livery and Boarding Stables

Thomas Black. Hardware Manufacturers’ Agent, 131 Bannatyne Ave., Winnipeg, Man. Metallic Roofing, Siding, Embossed Steel Ceiling and Wall Plates. Sale Agent for Western Canada for National Portland Cement Co., Ltd. Interior of Office. Warehouse

87

Bank of Hamilton

88

Barrowclough & Semple’s Music Store

Piano Parlors

Exhibit of Morris Pianos

Barrowclough & Semple’s Popular Music Store. Manitoba’s General Music House. Western Agents for Morris and Knabe Pianos. Sole Agents for Martel’s Illustratrated Souvenir Book of Winnipeg. Interior of Barrowclough & Semple’s Music Store. Organ Parlors

89

G. F. Stephens & Co., Ltd., Manufacturers and Jobbers of Paints, Oils and Glass

View of Bannatyne Ave. East

90

Roblin House. Interior of Office

Roblin House. Dining Room

Roblin House. D. Hislop, Prop. 117 Adelaide St., One Block West of Market. All Modern Improvements. No Liquor.

Roblin House. Cuisine

Roblin House. A Few of the Guests

91

Gents’ Furnishing Department

Section of Millinery Department, 2nd Floor

Robinson & Co., Ltd., Boot and Shoe Department, 2nd Floor. Boys’ Clothing and Carpet Department. On this and the following page are shown eight sectional views of Robinson & Co.’s Departmental Store. This business is one of the largest and oldest of its kind west of Toronto, and employs about two hundred and twenty hands.

92

Robinson & Co., Ltd. Lace and Small-ware Department. Staple and Dress Goods Department. The growth of the business of this firm has been very rapid in the last few years, and they have been forced to add to their building from time to time. They now occupy two floors and basement of a building stretching from Main Street to Albert Street, about 315 feet deep, with a width of 120 feet in the widest part.

93

Ambulance

White Funeral Car

Clark Bros. & Hughes. Funeral Directors and Embalmers. Ambulance in Connection. Telephone 1239, Day and Night Call. Office and Chapel, 186 James St., Winnipeg, Man. Black Funeral Car. Office and Chapel

English Nursing Home. Mrs. Drinkwater, Head Nurse. 193 Donald Street

94

M. Hanlon, Livery, Feed and Sale Stable

C. L. Meyers & Co., Ladies’ and Gents’ Tailors, 275 Portage Avenue

Interior of Turner & Co.’s Retail Store

Turner & Co.’s Retail Music House, 253 Portage Ave., Corner Garry St., Showing Wholesale Music Warehouse in Rear. Phone 1052

95

Gent’s Private Dining Room

One of the Suites

The Mariaggi, European Plan Hotel. Corner McDermot, Arthur and Albert Streets, Winnipeg. Mariaggi, Skinner & Mackay, Proprietors. Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Dining Rooms. Private Dining Rooms in Grotto. Meals a la Carte at All Hours. Cuisine Unexcelled. Rooms Single or in Suite. Elegantly Furnished. Bath and Telephone in Every Room. Telephone 1575

96

Spence St. From Portage Ave. to Broadway. A marsh 14 months ago, turned into one of the finest residential streets in the City, by Messrs. Victor Bouche & Wm. Irish, Contractors, in that time.

Shamrock Lacrosse Club. Champions of Western Canada and United States, 1902-1903

97

E. L. Drewry, Brewery

Walk, Assiniboine Park, Fort Rouge

98

Winnipeg Senior Four. Winners of the National and International Championship of America, August 7th and 8th, 1903, Worcester, U.S.

99

Royal Crown Soap Works

Assiniboine Park

100

J. Maw & Co.

Sidewalk, Carlton St., Looking From Qu’Appelle St.

101

Mayfair Ave., Looking East

City Office of the Ogilvie Milling Co.

102

Main St., South of Portage Avenue

Orange Hall, Princess St.

103

Canada Permanent Block

Assiniboine River, Fort Rouge

104

Bromley & Co.

Poplar Grove at River Park

105

Corner of Grove at River Park

Gurney’s Stoves and Ranges

106

Winnipeg Junior Four. Winners of the Canadian Championship, August 7th and 8th, 1903. St. Catherines, Ont.

107

Flower Beds in Victoria Park

J. C. Wilson & Co., Ltd.

108

Church of the Holy Ghost and School

Westminster Church

Clarke St., Looking North

McDougall Memorial Methodist Church

Winnipeg College of Music

109

Victoria Park

Bannatyne Ave., Looking West From Isabel St.

110

Flower Bed in St. John’s Park

St. Mary’s Academy, Wellington Crescent

111

Isolated Ward, Nurses’ Home, Winnipeg General Hospital

Flower Bed, Central Park

112

Church of the Immaculate Conception

Interior of the Church of the Immaculate Conception

113

Part of Main Street

Entrance to Central Park

114

Bell Telephone Co.

Assiniboine Park, Fort Rouge

115

Main Street South

Dr. Harvey Smith’s Residence

116

Manitoba Wheat Field

Manitoba Threshing Scene

117

Main Street North

St. John’s Park

118

Rear View of Strathcona Block

River Park

Strathcona Block

119

P. Gallagher & Sons, Ltd., Pork Packers

Donald St., Looking North From St. Mary’s Ave.

120

Manitoba Iron Works

Assiniboine Park, Fort Rouge

121

Pretty Walk in Assiniboine Park

Abattoir - Gordon, Ironsides & Fares

122

Electric Street Railway Car Works and Power House

Lovers’ Lane, River Park

123

River Park

W. P. Kilbourne, Cigar Manufacturer. Belding, Paul & Co., Silks

124

Bird’s Eye View of Winnipeg in 1893, Looking North

125

Fort Garry, Looking From Approach to Bridge Over Assiniboine River, Old Hudson Bay Stores on Extreme Right.

River Steamer, Regular Trip Between Winnipeg and Fort Ellice

Interior of Fort Garry - Officers’ Quarters in Centre of Picture

Market St., West From Corner of Main St. Note Old Oil Lamp Post and 4 Foot Sidewalk

Fort Garry Gateway

Interior of Fort Garry

Government House

Main St., Looking North From Portage Ave., Old City Hall in Centre

126

Victoria Park

Red River

Thos. Ryan, Wholesale Boots and Shoes

James Street, Looking East

Street in Fort Rouge

James Street

127

Breaking the Virgin Soil

Threshing Scene in Manitoba

128

Geo. D. Wood & Co., Wholesale Hardware

Entrance to Elm Park

129

A Freak of Nature in Fort Rouge

Buffalo at Silver Heights

130

Hudson’s Bay Company Store

131

Interior of Grocery Department

Interior of Carpet Department

Interior of Mantle Department

Interior of Dry Goods Department

132

Kennedy St., Looking North From Broadway

Alexander Avenue

133

Connell & Co., Drug Store

Stovel Co., Lithographers and Printers

134

J. F. Mitchell’s Block, Manufactuere and Dealer in Photographic Supplies

135

Residence of J. F. Mitchell

136

Wheat in Stook, Manitoba

Plowing Match, Portage Plains

Farm of Fulton Bros., Portage Plains

137

Emerson & Hague, Tent Factory

Edmonton Street, Looking South

National Trust Co., Limited

Band Stand at St. John’s Park

St. John’s Park

138

Interior of W. J. Hammond’s Tailoring and Furriery Department

139

Interior of W. J. Hammond’s Furrier

Lawn, Assiniboine Park

140

Waterloo Manufacturing Co., Limited

Brown & Rutherford, Lumber Mills

Northern Iron Works

141

Rupert St., Looking West From Main St.

The Farmer’s Advocate

142

Victoria School

Alexandra School

Gladstone School

Aberdeen School

Albert School

Children’s Home, Fort Rouge

143

Mulvey School

Dufferin School

Manitoba University

School Board Offices

Argyle School

144

Wheat Cutting Scene in Manitoba

Threshing Scene in Manitoba

145

Maryland Bridge

Interior of E. Lewis, Carriage Shop

A Sample of Their Work

Edward Lewis, Carriage Manufacturer

146

Tuckwell Boys’ College and Havergal College in the Rear

Walk in Assiniboine Park

147

Medical College

Assiniboine Ave.

Campbell’s Art Gallery. 300 Main Street, Winnipeg. Telephone 1127

Picture-Taking Apartments of Campbell’s Art Gallery. Those interested in high-class photographs would do well to call and examine all the latest kinds of photography. It costs you nothing to examine all. The photo etching and pure carbon photos please those who are looking for the best.

148

Winnipeg Rowing Club Rugby Football Team

149

Post Office

Flower Beds in Assiniboine Park

150

Imperial Dry Goods Co., Ltd.

151

Interior of Imperial Dry Goods Stores

152

McIntosh Circulating Library and News Stand at the Clarendon

Immigration Building

Vulcan Iron Co.

Vulcan Iron Co.

153

Vulcan Iron Co.

Garson Quarry Stone Works

154

Leland Hotel

155

Winnipeg Rowing Club Hockey Team

South End Fire Hall

Isbister School

156

Row of Houses on Edmonton St. Facing Central Park

West Entrance to Assiniboine Park

157

Land Titles Office

Residence of Dr. Chown

Maternity Hospital, Armstrong’s Point

Residence of Mr. Bell

A Quiet Resting Place at Elm Park

Canada Life Building

158

Semi-Ready Wardrobe

Assiniboine Park

159

St. Mary’s Church

Spadina Ave., Looking East

Bell Avenue

160

Winnipeg Lodging and Coffee House

Assiniboine Park

161

“Ocean Wave,” at River Park

View of Fountain in Front of Government Building

Norquay School

162

Entrance to Land Titles Office and Court House

Government Buildings

The Red River

163

Main Street in 1870

Deaf and Dumb Institute

164

Interior Winnipeg Office of the Haslam Lnd and Investment Co. Merchants Bank Building, Winnipeg, Man. 312 Jackson Street, St. Paul, Minn., U.S.

A Dairy Farm in Manitoba

165

The Hudson Electrical Co. Whole and Retail Dealers in Electrical Apparatus and Supplies. Fixtures a Specialty. Light and Power Plants Installed. 309 Fort Street, Winnipeg

Geo. B. McNeil Co., Ltd. Makers of Artistic Clothes for Men

166

Ames, Holden Co., Ltd., of Montreal

Bert Eastwood, Tonsorial Parlors, 445 Main St. In this shop will be found the very latest equipment, including compressed air for spraying, drying the face and hair, electric massage machines, etc. Also clean, sanitary bathrooms in connection.

167

D. Cameron, Merchant Tailor

Princess St., Looking North From McDermot Ave.

168

Deer Lodge at Silver Heights

169

Hotel Vivian, Albert Vivian, Proprietor

Hotel Vivian, Albert Vivian, Proprietor

170

Frost & Wood Co., Ltd.

Part of Edmonton St.

171

Marshall-Wells Co. and Merrick-Anderson Co.

Residences of H. B. Belcher and Mr. Evans

172

Main St., Showing Winnipeg and Commercial Hotels

Residence of S. H. Strevel

173

The New Union Bank

174

Residence of E. S. Griffin

Stobart & Sons’ New Block

175

W. A. Davis, Stationer and Bookseller

Massey-Harris Co., Ltd.

176

Holy Trinity Church

177

Residences of A. D. Irish and H. Benard

Residence of G. Hastings

178

Andrews’ Jewellery Store

Residence of G. F. Galt

179

Exchange Building

180

Residence of W. J. Alloway, Banker

181

R. H. Whitla & Co., Wholesale Dry Goods

182

Residence of E. J. Bawlf

183

The Dominion Bank

Residence of J. Tees

184

Residence of Dr. A. W. Moody

Brunswick Hotel, McLaren Bros., Proprietors

185

John Leslie, Furniture Dealer

186

Residence of J. W. Allan, Barrister

Bannatyne Ave., Showing Residential Part

187

Westminster Residential Block

188

James St., Looking West From Main St., Showing the Campbell Block

Paulin Chambers Co., Ltd.

The Collegiate

Maternity Hospital

Woman’s Home

189

The Ogilvie Milling Co.

190

The Havergal College

Bulman Bros.’ Block

191

Residence of J. H. Ashdown

192

Residence of Mrs. W. H. Culver

193

Wm. A. Martel & Sons. Half-Tone Engravers, Line Etchers, Designers, and Commercial Photographers

Princess St., Looking South From Corner of Ross Ave.

194

Winnipeg City Band

Winnipeg Base-Ball Team

Winnipeg Lacrosse Team

195

Buffalo at Silver Heights

Buffalo at Silver Heights

Buffalo at Silver Heights

Buffalo at Silver Heights

Sources:

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 October 2015

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