Bulman Bros. & Co. Winnipeg



Farm Scene in Manitoba

Ranching in Western Canada

with the inscription “Bulman Bros & Co Winnipeg”


This postcard, with a 2¢ QV Numeral stamp postmarked March 4, 1900, has been sent to Nancy, France, and has a French receiving cancel. The card shows two views, “Farm Scene in Manitoba” and “Ranching in Western Canada”.


William John Bulman  was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1870 and entered his publishing career as a lithographer with Alexander Cable of Toronto. In 1892 he travelled to Winnipeg and established the firm of Bulman Brothers. Bulman Bros. & Co. identified themselves as lithographers in material published in 1896, and as map engravers in 1897, The company was located in the Bulman Block at 218 Bannatyne Avenue. Bulman died in 1938.



Below, reverse of card

with Winnipeg duplex postmark dated March 4, 1900 and French receiver




Below, a detail of the card showing the publisher.




Below, a view of the work room at Bulman Bros. in 1902





Below, map of Winnipeg from 1908 showing 218 Bannatyne Avenue, where Bulman Bros. were located