Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

David Withrow's Ad

British Columbian (New Westminster), 20 March 1869

Withrow's studio was the first in the Vancouver area. He operated in what is now North Vancouver.


As of 5 Mar 2017, the original Camera Workers site at is no longer available. The original site has been integrated with this site and is available only at

Verso of a Mrs. R. (Hannah) Maynard Photo

The portrait studio of Mrs. R. (Hannah) Maynard was a Victoria fixture from the early 1860s to the early 1910s when she retired. She tended chiefly to the portrait work while her husband Richard, who also operated a boot and shoe store, gathered landscape views in BC and Alaska.