"Post Office, Saskatoon, Sask."

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Database ID36117
InstitutionSaskatoon Public Library Local History Room
Fonds/CollectionGeneral Photographs Collection
File/Item ReferencePost Office, LH-400 (Subject Collection)
Scope and contentThree-colour postcard showing the old post office at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, built 1909 at 158 1st Avenue South on the corner of 21st Street East. "now the R.C.M.P" written in pen at top middle of front of postcard. In 1930 the post office moved to the Federal Building; this building taken over by RCMP (1933) and later Caswell's (1939), before it was torn down to make way for the Royal Bank in the early 1980s. Title and information from Local History Room catalog.
Physical description/extent1 postcard; 9 x 14 cm
Date produced1919
Date Range(s)1910-1919
PublisherValentine & Sons Publishing Co., Ltd.
Copyright holderPublic domain
SubjectsBuildings and Architecture -- Post Offices
Language of cardEnglish
Postcard styledivided back
Postcard mediahand-tinted
photo-engraving
Place - imageSaskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Permanent Link http://digital.scaa.sk.ca/gallery/postcards/permalink/36117