Series CR-0297 - Advertising signage photographs

601 Chatham Street, SE corner of Government Street NW corner of Chatham and Government Streets South side of Chatham Street between Douglas Street and Blanshard Street (rear of 1823 Douglas St... 1720 Cook Street, Cubbon Building Supply 1720 Cook Street, Cubbon Building Supply 1721 Cook Street 1520 Cook Street, west side north of Pandora Avenue (Wellburn's parking lot) 1520 Cook Street, west side north of Pandora Avenue (Wellburn's parking lot) 1812 Cook Street, SW corner of Cook Street and Caledonia Street 742 Cormorant Street 716 Cormorant Street 781 Cormorant Street, SW corner of Cormorant Street and Blanshard Street 730 Pandora Avenue, south side of Cormorant Street NE Courtney Street and Blanshard Street 10 Huron Street, Dallas Road at Erie Street NW corner of Dock Street and Dallas Road 2827 Douglas Street. OK Trucking 2860 Douglas Street. Colony Motel 2860 Douglas Street. Colony Motel 1801 Douglas Street.  Douglas Street and Herald Street 2353 Douglas Street between Field Street and Queens Avenue 2200 Douglas Street, west side of Princess Avenue 2851 Douglas Street 38 Esquimalt Road 100 Esquimalt Road, west of Tyee Road 95 Esquimalt Road, south side opposite Tyee Road 95 Esquimalt Road, south side opposite Tyee Road 376 Esquimalt Road, NE corner of Mary Street 616 Fisgard Street, north side 530 Fisgard Street 530 Fisgard Street 519 Fisgard Street, east side of Buckerfield's parking lot 947 Fort Street 934 Fort Street 1009 Fort Street 1717 Government Street 2119 Government Street 2107 Government Street 742 Herald Street 539 1/2 Herald Street 851 Johnson Street 826 Johnson Street 826 Johnson Street 852 Johnson Street 839 Johnson Street 711 Market Street at Douglas Street 1102 Pandora Avenue, NE corner of Cook Street 784 Pandora Avenue 855 Pandora Avenue 855 Pandora Avenue
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Advertising signage photographs

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  • Photographs

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  • 1972 (Creation)
    Victoria (B.C.). Engineering Department

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165 photographs

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Series consists of photographs of advertising billboards and other signage in the downtown area, James Bay, and Vic West.

The photographs were, in all probability, taken as supporting evidence for proposed amendments to the 1963 sign bylaw (no. 5335). The amendments contained in bylaw no. 6418, which would purge Victoria of all commercial billboards over a 3-year period as well as restrict the number, size and content, was passed by Council 10 August 1972. All photographs were taken between 8 May and 11 May 1972.

Each image has a general view in Polaroid format and a close up view in standard 35 mm format.

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Some photographs are in Polaroid format and are deteriorating.

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Arranged alphabetically by street.

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Only the Polaroid images have been scanned [M06196-M06281].

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