10 Vintage Photos of Christmas in Vancouver

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Image: Vancouver Archives

L.D. Taylor and Katherine Federici sitting in Granville Mansion living room at Christmas; 1930. Image: Vancouver Archives

You know, because maybe Christmas Past seems a bit cozier than Christmas Present. Our picks for 10 fun vintage photos of Christmas in Vancouver. They span from 1898 to 1983.

The Gowe children listening to Santa Claus on the radio. Image: vancouver Archives

The Gowe children listening to Santa Claus on the radio; 1940 Image: Vancouver Archives

Hudson Bay Company - [clerks behind a display of Christmas cards on the] mezzanine Image: Vancouver Archives

Hudson Bay Company – clerks behind a display of Christmas cards on the mezzanine; 1943 Image: Vancouver Archives

Ward of Shaughnessy Hospital decorated Christmas celebrations; 1920. Image: Vancouver Archives

Ward of Shaughnessy Hospital decorated Christmas celebrations; 1920. Image: Vancouver Archives

B.C. Regiment D.C.O.R. childrens' Christmas party; 1938. Image: Vancouver Archives

B.C. Regiment D.C.O.R. childrens’ Christmas party; 1938. Image: Vancouver Archives

43rd Grey Cup Parade, on Granville Street, Santa and reindeer Christmas float and spectators; 1955

43rd Grey Cup Parade, on Granville Street, Santa and reindeer Christmas float and spectators; 1955 Image: Vancouver Archives

Safeway Stores Limited corner Seymour and Georgia Streets - Vancouver, B.C. ; 1932. Image: Vancouver Archives

Safeway Stores Limited corner Seymour and Georgia Streets – Vancouver, B.C. ; 1932. Image: Vancouver Archives

Crowds gathered outside Kelly's appliance store to look at a Christmas window display; Image: Vancouve Archives

Crowds gathered outside Kelly’s appliance store to look at a Christmas window display; 1948 Image: Vancouver Archives

Woman being baptized by the Reverends Christmas and Fair in English Bay Omage: Vancouver Archives

Woman being baptized by the Reverends Christmas and Fair in English Bay; 1898: Vancouver Archives

Festival of Lights Christmas; 1983. Image: Vancouver Archives

Festival of Lights Christmas; 1983. Image: Vancouver Archives

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