Item - PE004720 - Souvenir Royal Alexandra Hotel Guest Book from 1915

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PE004720 - Souvenir Royal Alexandra Hotel Guest Book from 1915

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  • 1915 (Creation)

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Royal Alexandra Hotel Guest Book from 1915.  Blue paper cover with the name of the hotel letter-pressed in gold ink on the front, and an advertisement for Blackwoods Dry Ginger Ale and Blackwoods Aero-distilled Drinking Water printed in black ink on the back cover. Inside the front cover is an advertisement for The Princess candy store.  Inside are forty (40) pages of glossy white paper bordered with a repeating maple leaf pattern printed in pale blue ink.  The left page is usually an advertisement for a local business, with the opposing page giving information and an image for a local Winnipeg attraction.  “This book designed and compiled for and with the approval of the Royal Alexandra Hotel by G. E. Webb” and printed by Sulman Bros. Ltd in Winnipeg.

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 The front edge shows minor water damage.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of University of Alberta Libraries.

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