Vintage real photo postcard Gowen Sutton Canadian Italian Butchart's Garden Victoria B.C. Black & white hand colored photograph, 1940s Canada scenic post card.
Used postcard, both written on and postmarked with the original stamp. It was sent from Victoria British Columbia to Riverhead (Long Island) N.Y. (see photo #4 above)
Made by: "The Gowen Sutton Co." of Vancouver.
Date: This post card is postmarked 1946, so that was the date is was sold/used.
The Gowen Sutton Co. Ltd was started by Canadian wilderness photographer Frank Gowen in 1919, and operated under the Gowen Sutton name from 1921-1960 and was a publisher of real photo and printed postcards of the Canadian West. Not only did they produce cards depicting large cities, they captued many hard to reach views within the Canadian Territories. Many of their cards were hand tinted in a simple manner, making each very different. While the real photo cards were made in Canada their printed cards were made in England.
5.5" x 3.5"
14 cm x 9 cm
Good vintage used condition with a touch of wear, in the form of a creased corner, a slight crease in the center and yellowing on the underside. The front of photo is in good condition considering the age.
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