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Catalog Number 1976.40.71
Object Name Booklet, Advertisement
Title "42 Years in the Glass Fashion, 1885-1927," G. B. Ryan & Co. Limited Department Store
Date 1927
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1927
Description Advertising Booklet - "42 Years in the Glass of Fashion, 1885-1927" put out by G. B. Ryan & Co. Limited to advertise its new department store in Guelph. 32 page booklet with buff coloured paper cover with black print. Pages are white with black print. The book covers: the history of the store; fashions over time up to 1927; the time of publication; the "Business Today" [ie 1927]; photographs of the founder and the two present owners of the store; pictures of the new Ryan department store in Guelph; an article on "The Tea Room-Restaurant"; a request for patronage; and finally a number of advertisements - some of which are local businesses connected to the G.B. Ryan & Co. building, such as H.R. Coles, Architect for the new Ryan Store, 20 Douglas St., Guelph, The Ida Robinson Beauty Parlour in the Ryan Store, Jack Richardson Plumbing and Heating Co. - Heating Contractors for the new Ryan Store, George Fairley who was the plumbing contractor for the store, and finally Robert Stewart Limited who supplied "all lumber and millwork, incorporated in the beautiful Ryan Block". Other ads were for products sold in the Ryan store.
Printed in black on back cover in bottom corner: "Saturday Night Press"
People Ryan, George Byron
Ryan, Norman C.
Ryan, Harold George
Rose, Mrs. Ellen
Moffat, Mrs. Jane
Crawford, Brodie (Mrs.)
Coles, H.R.
Robinson, Ida
Richardson, Jack
Fairley, George
Search Terms Coles (H.R.) Architect
Fairley (George) Plumbing and Heating
Hogg (John) Company
Richardson Plumbing and Heating Company
Robinson (Ida) Beauty Salon
Ryan (G.B.) and Company Department Store
Ryan Block
Stewart Lumber
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
COMMERCIAL - DRY GOODS
COSTUME - FEMALE
HISTORY - LOCAL
ARCHITECTURE - DOWNTOWN GUELPH
ARCHITECTURE - STOREFRONT
ARTS - INTERIOR DESIGN
Dimensions 25 x 17.5 cm. - L x W