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R. & O. Nav. Co's Steamer, "Montreal" 
Image  c1910  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat MONTREAL on the Saint Lawrence River Divided back. Postally unused "R. & O. Nav. Co's Steamer, "Montreal"; "103,015" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto; Printed in Great Britain"
Moonlight on the Harbour, Port Hope, Canada 
Image  c 1907  Coloured postcard of a moolit Port Hope harbour. One of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats is heavily lit up on the outside of the pier. A tugboat and barge (possibly carrying coal or dredge spoil is inside the pier. A third vessel, possibly a dredge is to the lower left. The...
The steamer MACASSA entering Toronto harbour 
ImageComments  c 1888  Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 .
Swing Bridge at Entrance to Harbour, Hamilton, Canada 
Image  c 1907  The bob-tailed swing bridge with a car of the Hamilton Radial Electric Ry. crossing to Burlington Used to illustrate Ivan S. Brookes, Hamilton Harbor, 1826-1901 . "Swing Bridge at Entrance to Harbour, Hamilton, Canada"
Port Hope from the Lighthouse 
Image  c 1905  Black and white postcard of Port Hope harbour. One of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation steamboats is heavily lit up on the outside of the pier. A tugboat and barge (possibly carrying coal or dredge spoil is inside the pier. A third vessel is the government dredge NIPISSING. The original...
Steamer "Turbinia" nearing Toronto 
Image  c 1909  A coloured postcard of the steamboat TURBINIA approaching Toronto at night. An undivided back postcard. This is from the exact photograph used in the daytime views of TURBINIA approaching Toronto "Steamer "Turbinia" nearing Toronto" "101,818" Reverse: "The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. ...
Steamer "Turbinia" nearing Toronto 
Image  c. 1910  A coloured postcard of the Turbine Steamship Company steamboat TURBINIA entering Toronto harbour A coloured divided back postcard. It is postmarked 1 Sept. 1910. This is based on the same photograph as other TURBINIA postcards including a night view. "Steamer "Turbinia" nearing Toronto" Reverse:...
Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, Hamilton Ont. 
Image  c. 1907  ...A coloured divided back postcard. It is postmarked 13 Oct. 1907 to Horton, Michigan...
Steamer "Rochester" at Night 
Image  c 1912  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company ROCHESTER in a nigh scene. Divided back postcard. Postmarked Syracuse & Rome, Aug. 1912. "Steamer "Rochester" at Night" "Souvo Chrome Superior Quality Post Card [SCPOC logo]
R. & O. Navigation Coy's Steamer, "Montreal" 
Image  c1910  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company steamboat MONTREAL on the Saint Lawrence River at night Divided back. Postmarked Ottawa, Ont. 27 Jun 1912. This shares the same number as Valentine & Sons' daytime image of the steamboat MONTREAL. "R. & O. Nav. Co's Steamer,...
Montreal  Lachine Rapids 
Image  c1907  Black and white postcard of the Ottawa River Navigation Company steamboat SOVEREIGN in the Lachine Rapids above Montreal. The SOVEREIGN was sold to the Saint Lawrence Canadian Navigation Company in 1907 which is approximately when the card was produced. Divided back. Postally unused. Montreal...
Lachine Rapids near Montreal 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of the Ottawa River Navigation Company steamboat SOVEREIGN in the Lachine Rapids above Montreal at night The SOVEREIGN was sold to the Saint Lawrence Canadian Navigation Company in 1907 which is approximately when the card was produced. It is highly unlikely that anything like...
Steamer Tashmoo, by Night 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of the White Star Lines steamboat TASHMOO on a moonlight cruise "Steamer Tashmoo, by Night" Reverse: "Steamer Tashmoo, Detroit Mich." "The Tashmoo is one of the prettiest of the White Star Line Fleet. It runs daily between Detroit and Pt. Huron, stopping at all of the Flats...
Bay Pier, Hamilton 
Image  c. 1906  ...Undivided back postcard. It is postmarked 1Hamilton, ON 13 Aug. 1906 to Horton, Michigan...
North Pier and Attrills' Point, Goderich, Ont. 
Image  c1910  Coloured Postcard of the harbour at Goderich, ON
Attrills' Point, Goderich, Canada 
Image  c1910  Coloured Postcard of the harbour at Goderich, ON. Coloured to represent a moonlit night. "Attrills' Point, Goderich, Canada" Reverse: "Published by Stedman bros., Brantford, Canada. Made in Germany" "338"
Steamer MACASSA  Toronto 
Image  c1906  Coloured postcard showing the arrival of the Hamilton Steamboat Company steamboat MACASSA from a moonlight cruise at the wharf at Toronto. If that is Toronto behind the MACASSA, then the moon has been drawn in the northern sky. A night version of the daylight image. Undivided back. Postally unused.
Steamer Tashmoo 
Image  c1907  Coloured postcard of the White Star Lines steamboat TASHMOO on a cruise Note that the annotation on the back is exactly the same as for the midnight cruise version of the image. Divided back. Postally unused. "Steamer Tashmoo" Reverse: "Steamer Tashmoo, Detroit Mich." "The Tashmoo is one of the...
Steamer "Rochester" on Lake Ontario 
Image  c 1912  Coloured postcard of the Richelieu and Ontario Navigation Company ROCHESTER Divided back postcard. "Steamer "Rochester" on Lake Ontario"
Toronto from the Bay 
ImageMysteries  c1907  Coloured postcard of Toronto Ferry Company ferry crossing the bay from the city of Toronto to the Toronto islands at night. Divided back postcard. Postmarked Toronto, ON, 14 Sep 1908 "Toronto from the Bay" Reverse: " The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd. Montreal and Toronto Printed in Great...
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Night and Day


This is a collection of postcards where the original black and white photograph was coloured in different ways to be marketed as daytime and "moonlight" postcards.