Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Robertson, Lorenzo E. "Ren"

Male 1859 - 1906  (46 years)


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  1. 1.  Robertson, Lorenzo E. "Ren" was born on 14 Jul 1859 in Fox Valley, Linn County, OR; died on 9 Mar 1906 in Fairbanks, AK.

    Other Events:

    • Where Active (Non-Specific Address): 1898?-1904?, Dawson, YT
    • Where Active (Non-Specific Address): Before 1898, Chicago, IL
    • Where Active (Non-Specific Address): 1898, Glenora, BC
    • Where Active (Non-Specific Address): 1904-1906, Fairbanks, AK

    Notes:

    STATUS: Commercial.

    BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked as a photographer prior to 1898 in Chicago before moving to Dawson. The BVIPA photo is captioned "Glenora, B.C. Showing R.R. Grade. July 3rd, 1898" along with Robertson's name. In Oct 1903 Herman A. Darms published some of Robertson's photographs of Dawson, including images taken at a horticultural and industrial display the month before.

    IDENTIFYING MARKS: pre-Klondike photos may bear credit line "L.E. Robertson Photo. Chicago, Ill.". Alaska photos may be titled and marked "L.E. Robertson Photo".


Generation: 2