HBC interior – 1931

Interior shots of the Vancouver Hudson Bay Company store, images taken October 8, 1931:

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About Jonathan

Jonathan Walford is a fashion historian and co-founder of the Fashion History Museum in Cambridge, Ontario. The FHM maintains a collection of nearly 12,000 artifacts dating from the mid 17th century to the present. Jonathan has authored various books and museum catalogues, including The Seductive Shoe, Shoes A-Z, Forties Fashion, 1950s American Fashion, and Sixties Fashion.
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2 Responses to HBC interior – 1931

  1. Thomas says:

    Nice photographs. It looks as if they didn’t stuff their stores back then as we do nowadays.

    • Jonathan says:

      You’re right it doesn’t have that desperate look to sell sell sell so many stores have today.

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