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Catalog Number 1999.7.19
Object Name Postcard
Title Postcard - Wyndham St.
Date circa 1955
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Description Colour postcard of Lower Wyndham Street, looking towards St. George's Square. Both sides of the street are visible. On the right (east side) There is an IDA Drugs sign visible. This first is the block between Carden and Macdonell sts. There is a large stone building on the next block and other hanging signs visible farther up. On the right, "London Wines" and "Treanon Good Food" signs are visible. There are many cars in the street, as well as pedestrians. The backs of three red and white busses are visible. The sky is very blue and there are no clouds. The Royal Bank building is visible in the distance. There are British flags on the lampposts on the street. The four corners of the postcard are rounded. There is blue type on the back "WYNDHAM STREET, GUELPH, ONTARIO, CANADA.-7 A GENUINE KODACHROME REPRODUCTION" is in the top left corner. The area for the address is blocked off by an angled blue line, there is a spot for the stamp in the upper right. "THE PHOTOGELATINE ENGRAVING CO. LTD. TORONTO"
People Day, William
Search Terms Carden Street
Day's Block
IDA Pharmacy
King Edward Hotel
Macdonald Block
Macdonell Street
Treanon
Wyndham Street
Subjects ARCHITECTURE - DOWNTOWN GUELPH
TRANSPORTATION - AUTOMOBILES
Dimensions 3.42/5.23 - Length/Width