Galbraith Photo Company was established by Alexander W. Galbraith (1867 - 1950) in Toronto in 1901 at 147 Yonge Street, just south of Richmond Street. Galbraith became one of Toronto's most prominent commercial photographers, and produced a series of early postcards, most often set in Toronto.
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This style of postcard, with a real photo adhered to the card face, was seen in the early part of the Twentieth Century. In this Case, Waite Photo is identified as having provided the photo. Atkinson Bros. have also produced a similar card, shown below.
The Province Publishing Coy. Ltd. was formed in 1898, and operated until 1899 when it changed its name to The B.C. Printing & Engr. Corp. Ltd., which continued until 1905.
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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. They also printed a series of pioneer postcards.
This collection of cards shows examples of early postcards by region.