Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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



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251 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to Tony Sproule's family history site about Finley, after marrying in 1893 (his wife's second marriage), he began his photographic career in Gananoque, ON, then moved on to Sherbrooke, QC for a short period time. Following that he worked as a photographer in Brockville, ON. From Onatrio he moved to the west coast and worked in New Westminster, possibly as early as 1897, followed by Nanaimo, then Victoria. Sproule has him in Auburn, WA in 1901, and Vancouver, BC, in 1901. He moved to the interior where he worked in Kamloops and Vernon in 1904-1905. His photographs were reproduced in a Jul 1904 special illustrated edition of the Vernon News. He went from Vernon to Red Deer, AB, in 1905, followed by Saskatoon, SK, ca. 1910. In the 1920s he was again photographing in eastern Canada and the United States.

The BC directories paint a slightly different picture of his movements in the early 1900s and do not confirm his presence in Kamloops. Information in his Photographer File in the BC Archives indicates he moved from Victoria to Kamloops in Aug 1902.

The Jul 1904 special illustrated edition of the Vernon News also provides a somewhat different timeline, stating that he had 15 years experience starting in Sherbrooke, QC, followed by photographic work in other parts of eastern Canada. The newspaper indicates he arrived in BC six or seven years prior to 1904, which would be 1897 or 1898, and had worked at studios in New Westminster and Victoria. While in Vernon he also made trips to the nearby communities of Enderby, Armstrong, Kelowna and other parts of the Okanagan Valley. The newspaper noted he had a large number of view camera negatives depicting landscapes, ranching, farming and mining scenes. He was also renovating his studio. 
Finley, William Burton (I239)
252 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to UWL, she and her husband Albert K. Hartshorn, reached Skagway, AK, in Jul 1898. They travelled on to Log Cabin, BC, where she assisted E.J. Hamacher at Lake Bennett and her husband established a blacksmith shop. She and her husband lived in Canada until the 1920s and were divorced by the 1930s; she moved to Seattle. Her husband was also an amateur photographer. Hartshorn, Mrs. Florence M. (I185)
253 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to Waugaman (2002), he was a landscape photographer. Wolfe, Frank E. (I803)
254 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Acording to the 1921 Canada census, he immigrated in 1910. He was the proprietor of the Vancouver Photo Company. Eastley, Thomas Beckley (I919)
255 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Active as photographers in Waterloo, ON, prior to moving to Vancouver in 1891, the brothers, George William and Edgar Herbert, were very successful as portrait photographers. They also took landscape photos such as a series documenting the damage to the Canadian Pacific Railway line by the Fraser River flood of 1894. George also photographed in the Yukon Territory in 1898 during the Klondike gold rush. Although the firm remained in business until 1920, it was last listed in the 1911 directory as photographers. Between 1911 and 1920 the company concentrated on photographic and motion picture supply sales. Edwards Brothers (I259)
256 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After emigrating in 1890, he eventually settled in North Vancouver with his mother and father. G.G. Nye set up shop as the city's first photographer. He married Bertha M. Janes in Sep 1908 and retired from photography in 1910 or 1911 to become a carpenter. He married his second wife in 1928. Nye, George Gordon (I1188)
257 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After establishing a photo studio in New Westminster around 1885 he moved to Kamloops and opened a studio there the following year. He branched out into groceries and dry goods between 1889 and 1890. The 1889 directory showed him in partnership as Reid and Browne, photographer. In Apr 1891 he moved back to New Westminster and opened the Sunbeam Photo and Art Company Ltd. that Dec. The Vancouver newspaper noted that

An entirely unique department will be stated in connection with the gallery of art, in the shape of a circulating art library, containing the latest press studies in oil and water colors, to be rented for copying.

Browne appears to have remained in New Westminster as a photographer until 1897 or 1898 when he returned to Kamloops and opened a barbershop. The business directory of 1895 showed him in both Kamloops and New Westminster as a barber and photographer respectively.

A J.L. Browne also showed up in Durham, ON, as a photographer in the 1897 business directory. He was listed as photographer in New Westminster in the 1894 and 1898 List of Voters. Browne served as an alderman in Kamloops in 1901, 1902 and 1907.

The 12 May 1891 Canada census shows him employed as a photographer in New Westminster, age 33; his wife was named Barbara and their three sons were William, Ivan R. and Carl.

The 5 Apr 1901 Canada census shows him employed as a photographer in Durham, ON, age 43; his wife is Barbara (b. 9 Sep 1862), but only two of their three sons are listed, William B. (b. 9 Sep 1884) and Carl S. (b. 6 Jun 1890), both born in B.C. 
Browne, John Lothian (I459)
258 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After having conducted his own business as a photographer for a year or two, he went to work for the BC Government Travel Bureau as a studio assistant in 1950-1951. Golding, Robert C.T. (I1100)
259 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After having settled in Olympia, WA, in 1883, Carlyon moved to Wrangell, AK, where he operated a jewlery/watchmaking shop from 1898 to 1906. He practiced photography as a hobby and probably to earn a extra money. Following his return from Alaska, he lived on a ranch near Yelm, WA, then settled permanently in Olympia, WA, in 1923. Carlyon Fred W. (I293)
260 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After her husband Samuel Bernard Taylor passed away in 1916, having operated at 1230 Government St. for at least one year, his widow took over the studio. She may have disposed of the operation to P.H. Frost around 1921. Taylor's Photo Studio (I961)
261 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After his partnership with Norman Caple was dissolved, Trueman ran his own studio. There are, however, no listings in the Vancouver directories between 1895-1898 to confirm this. Trueman did travel extensively during this period (the Medicine Hat News contained several mentions of visits). R.H. Trueman & Co. in Vancouver was first listed in 1899. Trueman frequently staffed the Revelstoke and Sandon branches himself. The Sandon branch was established by 1899 and Trueman was present in May 1900 when the city burned down.

The Revelstoke branch was also known as the Trueman Studio and was managed in 1915 by A.D. Tourner. One of his known itinerant employees was Walter F. Montgomery.

After Trueman's death in 1911, the business was acquired by Walter Calder.

R.H. Trueman and Company (I755)
262 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After serving in various naval engagements in New Zealand (1864-1865), Niger (1869), China (1874-1878), he was stationed at Esquimalt as commander of HMS Caroline. When HMS Caroline was dispatched in 1888 to the Skeena River with the 'C' Battery aboard, one of its members, Captain James Peters, was also a photographer. Sir William went on to command HMS Immortalite (1890-1892) and Impregnable (1892), a training ship.

A photograph of the Cowichan Lake Hotel in the BC Archives was identified as "taken by Sir William Wiseman of the Royal Navy." 
Wiseman, Sir William (I26)
263 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After studying medicine and engineering at Toronto University, Klotz joined the Topographical Surveys Branch, Dominion Dept. of the Interior (1879-1908). He surveyed along the Canadian Pacific Railway line through the mountains to delimit the 10-mile wide Railway Belt land grant. He was the first to determine the heights of principal mountain peaks along the railway and named many of them. Klotz also worked on the Alaska boundary survey in 1893-1894. While in London, England, in 1898 he discovered an important cache of Foreign Office correspondence, much of which pertained to the North American Boundary Commission, some of whose Royal Engineer members were photographers. Klotz was later director of the Dominion Observatory, Ottawa (1917-). A photograph of the Glacier House under construction in 1886 was published in Hart (1983). Klotz, Otto Julius (I153)
264 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After the partnership of Case and Draper dissolved around 1908, H.H. Draper ran his half of business from Skagway, AK, as Draper and Company until his death. Draper and Company (I530)
265 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After working as a photographer in Radium Hot Springs in the early 1930s, he appears to have relocated to Vancouver where he was listed as a photographer in the 1940 Vancouver Centre federal electoral district voters list. The 1940 and 1941 diretories, however, only show a "Harry C. Vooerhoeve" working as a bookkeeper for London Paper. By 1945 he and his wife had moved to Dawson, YT, where he was working as an accountant according to the federal voters list. As late as 1965, a Harry C. Voorhoeve, still employed as an accountant, was working in BC and listed in the federal voters list that year under the Coast-Capilano Electoral District. A Harry Cornelius Voorhoeve, the same individual based on his widow's name and her 1995 death registration record, who had worked as an accountant since ca. 1941, passed away in 1967.
Voorhoeve, Herman Cornelius (I909)
266 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Allen was a photographer with the Field Columbian Museum (now the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago), and accompanied George Amos Dorsey, ethnographer, on a collecting expedition which began on 11 or 12 May 1897 and lasted four months. According to the 1897 annual report of the museum, the pair visited Blackfoot, Kootenay, Flathead, Haida, Tlingit, Tsimshian, Moki and Zuni tribes in Alberta, Washington, British Columbia and the U.S. Southwest. Only one photograph in the Northwest Coast research album for the 1897 expedition bears Allen's imprint. Allen, Edward P. (I12)
267 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although he was listed as a photographer in the 1920 voters list for Vancouver, according to his 1919 marriage registration record he was a painter and his death registration record states he was a retired painter and decorator who had worked at this trade all his life prior to retiring in 1946. Eden, Joseph Galileo (I925)
268 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although his obituary states he emigrated from Iceland to Prince Rupert in 1908 and worked as a photographer for a dozen years, according to D.M. Stewart he was in Brandon, MB, between 1907-1909. Beginning around 1911 he operated under the name Peerless Studio.  Davidson, Thorstein Jonatansson (I1337)
269 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although listed as a photographer in the 1913 business directory, his employer is not indicated. Labram, Walter (I1199)
270 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although listed as a photographer in the 1933 voters list, the 1933 Vancouver directory gives his occupation as salesman. His death registration record indicates he had spent 10 years as a book salesman and had retired in 1960. Gardner, Frank Russell (I941)
271 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although listed as a photographer in the provincial 1916 Vancouver voters list, the business directories show him as working for IXL Laundry.

According to the 1911 he immigrated from England in 1909 and was working for a gas company (the gas department of BC Electric Railway according to the 1911 Vancouver business directory). His wife's name was Elizabeth. She passed away in 1922 so when he remarried in 1924 his marital status was widower. 
Dalzell, Frank Herbert (I1193)
272 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although listed as a photographer on his own in 1912, he was probably working with his older brother Frank. The two men formed the Fierheller Brothers and photographed together between 1914-1916. Before working with his brother, Reginald was employed by the Bailey Brothers as a shipper, clerk and travelling salesman between 1907-1911.

In his Canadian Expeditionary Force personnel record, he lied and said he was an only son and the sole support of his widowed mother whom he gave as his next of kin. That was probably a common practice since the military was unlikely to check. His mother was of course living with Frank and two daughters, one of whom, Ina, was a teacher. 
Fierheller, Reginald Clare (I1252)
273 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although listed in 1919 as an employee or a manager of the Vancouver and Seattle Motion Picture Company or the Seattle and Vancouver Motion Picture Company, she is also credited with being the cinematographer on two films associated with the productions of the British Columbia Patriotic and Educational Picture Service: Hatzic (1920) and Ioco (1920).

The 1921 Canada census indicates her occupation was a photographer. 
Freeman, Miss Agnes Esther (I1244)
274 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although primarily a portrait photographer, he visited Metlakatla, BC, with Indian Affairs Superintendent Dr. I.W. Powell on an inspection tour in Aug 1879. A summary of his career up to 1874 can be found in Kerr (1890); in that year he was employed as the manager of S.A. Spencer's studio even though he had had no previous experience. When his first wife died in 1881 he moved away for a year. Upon his return he became a partner with S.A. Spencer as Spencer and Hastings and then bought out Spencer the following year. According to the biography in Gosnell, Hastings sold his studio in Jan 1889.

Listed as being retired in the 1894 directory, he returned to photography the next year. One of his most important commissions was to take photographs at Fort Rupert for ethnologist Franz Boas in Nov 1894.

Hastings was first married in May 1867 to Matilda Caroline Birch; after her death in 1881 he remarried on 2 Oct 1884 to Mrs. Phillips Smith (nee Sylvestria T. Layzell). The 1881 census showed him as married, an infidel, American citizen, and aged 34. Hastings also achieved fame among astronomy circles for his home-built observatory his residence was located on Observatory Hill. 
Hastings, Oregon Columbus (I187)
275 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Although this Stark would have been eleven at the time, a W.M. Stark is supposed to have photographed the arch erected by the Chinese to honour the visit of Li Hung Chang in Sep 1896. William McIntosh Stark, otherwise known as Billy, was a pioneer aviator and obtained Canada's first pilot's license from the Aero Club of America in 1912. His father, James Stark, ran a dry goods store called Glasgow House in Vancouver in the 1890s. Stark, William McIntosh (I64)
276 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An accountant, he accompanied Minister of the Interior, Clifford Sifton, and Major James Walsh, administrator of the Yukon district, on a trip to the Yukon in 1897. Thomas Dufferin Pattullo, later Premier of British Columbia, was also a member of this group and referred to Bliss's photographic efforts twice in letters to his father.
In the 1901 Dawson business directory, H.A. Bliss is listed as "asst license inspector" . Identified in two photographs as "Capt. Bliss" (Yukon Archives photo no. 401 and 2056). In the former he is seated in front of the Mining Inspector's cabin, Caribou Village, Dominion Creek, 1900; in the latter a group of men are watching gold ingots being poured with Capt. Bliss seated wearing a brim hat and smoking a cigarette, 1900.
Photographs taken by Bliss were published in Green (1982). 
Bliss, Henry Anson (I407)
277 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An ad in a New Westminster paper announced the opening of their studio in late Aug 1886. The partnership, succeeded by that of Thompson and Bovill late in Oct 1886, did not remain in business long enough to be listed in the 1887 business directory. Bovill Brothers (I416)
278 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An aerial photography firm, in 1946 Lewis W. Williams was the operator and in 1948 it was Lyle G. Trorey. The managing director in 1950 was N.A. Bonter, with H.H. Ollis as director of operations that year.  Aero Surveys Ltd. (I569)
279 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An amalgamation of the British Columbia Civil Service Camera Club and the Victoria Photographic Society, the club commemorated its 50th season with the publication of its history, A Celebration of Photography (1995). The club publishes its own periodical, Close Up (194_?-present). Victoria Camera Club (I895)
280 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An Anglican missionary to this Haida community in Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), he arrived at Masset from Moose Fort in 1890 and remained there until 1898. Upon his return from furlough in England he was stationed at Metlakatla in 1900. Having returned to England, in 1917 he was appointed vicar of Galleywood, succeeding the Rev. E.N. Dew who had left for Monmouth. Keen, John Henry (I697)
281 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An architect by training, he worked as a photographer in Hazelton between 1913 and 1917. In October 1918 he enlisted in the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force and lied about his age, making himself ten years younger. At the time he enlisted he was married to Mrs. Mary Killam. He never served overseas and was discharged in Feb 1921. Killam, Gilbert Clark (I703)
282 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An assistant to Benjamin Baltzly on the Geological Survey of Canada expedition, he became a landscape artist who secured commissions from Canadian Pacific Railway President Van Horne. Hammond began work with the Notman studio in Montreal in Aug 1870. A more detailed summary of his career can be found in Render (1974). Hammond, John A. (I182)
283 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An Australian by birth, she owned and operated the Victoria Photographic Company which operated at the same address in 1914 as that used by her former employer I.N. Austin. She continued to use that address for her stamp collecting business after leaving photography between 1927 and 1928. Her death registration record indicates she had worked as a philatelist for many years up until an accidental fall led to her death. Forbes, Miss Lucy Margaret (I1236)
284 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An Engish photographer from Sheringham, Norfolk, Olive Edis, whose uncle was president of the Canadian Pacific Railway, obtained a commission to take photographs in Canada in areas through which the rail line passed. During this trip she used Autochrome technology.

She was a significant portrait photographer and also Britain's first female official war photographer. 
Edis, Olive (I926)
285 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An ethnographer, Smith was engaged in work on the Jesup North Pacific Expedition sponsored by the American Museum of Natural History between 1897-1902. He also used a motion picture camera in his work in the 1920s and 1930s. He became archaeologist of the National Museum of Canada in 1911. Smith, Harlan Ingersoll (I57)
286 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An important architect in the first three decades of 20th century Vancouver, he was also involved with the Arts and Crafts Association in Vancouver.  Eveleigh, Sydney Morgan (I264)
287 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: An outstanding marine photographer of Puget Sound tall ships, Hester and his older brother Ernst travelled to the Yukon (Weinstein says Alaska) where they staked their claim and reinvested profits in a brewery which Ernst operated. Hester, Wilhelm (I199)
288 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Appointed to manage the assay office and mint at New Westminster, Claudet arrived in the Colony of British Columbia from London in Feb 1860. In Jun 1860 he visited Dr. A.R. Benson in Nanaimo, an amateur photographer with whom Claudet was not impressed. Lady Franklin (1792-1875), who was visiting BC, purchased or was given photographs of New Westminster by Claudet on 13 Mar 1861. Her niece and travelling companion, Sophia Cracroft (1816-1892), called the views "very interesting."

Sent by Governor James Douglas to San Francisco in Nov 1861 to purchase equipment for the mint, Claudet may have obtained additional photographic supplies there; he had visited San Francisco earlier in the year and may also have purchased supplies then. Claudet returned to New Westminster from San Francisco with his mint equipment in Mar 1862 on the same boat which brought Richard and Hannah Maynard to Victoria.

Some of Claudet's photographs were sent to the London Exhibition of 1862 along with specimen coins from the mint. Claudet returned to London in 1873. He was married in Victoria on 22 Sep 1863 to Frances Fleury (1836-1899). The youngest son of talented portrait photographer, Antoine Francois Jean Claudet (1797-1867), one of Francis Claudet's sons, Frederick G. Claudet of Nanoose Bay, BC, preserved many of his father's photographs.

Thanks to Marcel Safier, an Australian photohistorian, the mystery surrounding by whom Frederick G. Claudet had some of his father's photographs copied in 1904 in London prior to a visit to BC has been solved. Frederick referenced the photographer by his last name of Dron. The photographer's full name was Andrew William Dron and between 1902-1921 he worked at 2E Dyne Rd. [Brondesbury], Kilburn, London NW, England. Marcel Safier cites an e-mail from British photohistorian Ron Cosens who cites Sandy Barrie's draft manuscript on British photographers. Barrie gave the address as 2E, but Cosens believes it should be 23; a local historian of Kilburn, however, informed me that 2E Dyne Rd. is the correct address. 
Claudet, Francis George (I304)
289 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Archduke Franz Ferdinand (1863-1914) visited Victoria and Vancouver in 1893 on the Empress of China. The Vancouver News-Advertiser reported that the archduke was so impressed by his drive around Stanley Park that his photographer was to make a separate trip to take photographs. Franz Ferdinand's (Archduke) photographer (I543)
290 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Around 1941 she appears to have started her own business, Helen's Photo Service. Her husband, B.A. Kaplan, was a helper. She was a partner in Cameo Photos beginning in 1946. Kaplan, Helen Ida (I1019)
291 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Arriving in Canada in 1910, she gave her occupation as a photographer in the 1911 Canada census. The business directories, however, list her as a cashier for the Electric Theatre, 36 West Hastings. The 1911 census also recorded her as German-American and a Methodist. Abbott, Miss Edith (I558)
292 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Arriving in New Westminster from, it is believed, New York City, he set up a partnership with one or both of the Bovill brothers as Thompson and Bovill late in Oct 1886. By 1889 he was operating on his own. He established a branch studio in Vancouver in Dec 1897. For a while after the New Westminster studio had been destroyed by fire on 11 Sep 1898, he maintained a Vancouver and a New Westminster studio. He was married on 29 Dec 1897 to Constance Victoria Clute in New Westminster.

Thompson was a prolific and versatile photographer who was equally at home in portrait and landscape work. He photographed extensively along the Canadian Pacific Railway throughout the 1890s. Thompson visited the Chicago World's Fair in 1893. Two years later he was commissioned to obtain views of farms around Edmonton. In 1898 he accompanied an official expedition to northern BC and Wrangel led by the Deputy Minister of Marine and Fisheries, Louis Coste.

He operated as Thompson's Studio & Supply House (1908-1911). After retiring to the real estate business in 1911 or 1912, his negatives were acquired by the Shaw Bros. Ltd. With the help of his son, S.C. Thompson, S.J. re-entered the business as a supplier around 1922 under the firm name Burrard Photo Arts Supply. The company was renamed Photo-Arts Ltd. in 1927 and his son took it over following his father's death.  
Thompson, Stephen Joseph (I40)
293 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Arriving in Vancouver, BC, in 1902 on the Empress of China, Hoy moved to Quesnel in 1903 where he hoped employment prospects were better than being a houseboy in Vancouver. After a variety of work experiences in the region, he moved to Barkerville in 1909. According to Moosang's biography, Hoy appears to have taught himself photography that year to supplement his income as a watch repairer and barber. Hoy returned to China in 1910 to marry, but his wife was unable to return with him to Quesnel until 1917. In 1911 Hoy worked for the Moffat and then the Webster family as a farmhand and began photographing again. He permanently established his family in Quesnel in 1917 and photographed there and in Barkerville until the early 1920s. According to Moosang, his portrait photography was a sideline operated out of his general store.
Hoy photographed Chinese, Caucasian and Natives in both interior and exterior poses. Some of Hoy's work is highly reminiscent of Frank Matsura's portraits from Okanogan County, Washington State, as well as with August Sander's (1876-1964) ethnographic photography in Germany in the 1910s and 1920s.
The Hoy family donated his negatives to Barkerville Historic Town in 1990. An exhibit honouring C.D. Hoy's contribution to photography and the region, organized by Faith Moosang, toured the province in 1999-2000. Her 1999 biography was shortlisted for two year 2000 BC Book Prizes categories. Faith Moosang also co-directed the documentary video Chow Dong Hoy: Portraits from the Frontier (Make Believe Media, 2003). 
Hoy, Chow Dong (I1216)
294 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As a United States Navy lieutenant stationed in Alaska between 1882 and the late 1890s (he retired in 1899), he developed an interest in the Indigenous peoples with whom he came into contact. Emmons photographed primarily among the Tahltan and Tlingit peoples of Alaska and BC.

Emmons published widely in his lifetime. Some of his writings on the Tlingit peoples was posthumously published and contains examples of his photography. 
Emmons, George Thornton (I1148)
295 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As Adams & Co., he and E.C. Adams photographed the tent city of Bennett in the spring of 1898.  Larkin, George W. (I319)
296 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As did his business partner W.H. Case, Draper probably came to Alaska from Oregon in or around 1898. The Dalles, OR, newspaper reported on his business enterprises there in the mid to late 1880s, including the Vienna Restaurant and a fruit farm. The Case and Draper partnership lasted until 1907 and both men continued their photo businesses independently in Alaska, Draper remaining in Skagway as Draper and Company and Case moving to Juneau. The Draper photo business was purchased by the Keller Brothers Drug Company. Draper, Horace Herbert (I489)
297 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As Peebles and Heckley he was manufacturing and upholstering furniture in New Westminster in Aug 1886. Listed as an agent in the 1890 directory, he formed a partnership as an assistant to Albert Mountain in 1891 (Mountain and Heckley). He photographed on his own between 1892-1895. On 31 Aug 1891 he photographed the steamer Surrey and her crew for reproduction in the Dominion Illustrated. He was listed as an artist in the 1895 directory. Heckley, Joseph Woodward (I191)
298 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As recounted in Joseph Grinnell's monograph, Gold Hunting in Alaska (1901), Baldwin accompanied a group of 20 gold hunters, all men, to an area centered around Kotzebue, Kotzebue Sound, AK, in 1898. There are a few references to his taking photographs, such as this one where he attempted to photograph some Inuit (Eskimo) women:

"Clyde came with his camera to take some photographs, but the natives considered it 'bad luck,' and he was remonstrated with vehemently, and finally went away, dallying until he had taken a shot or two." (p. 23)
Baldwin, Clyde (I353)
299 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As the Surveyor-General of Canada (1885-1924) with the Dominion Land Surveys, Deville took a camera on his 1886 inspection tour and made a number of extremely good views between Port Arthur and Victoria. Deville, Edouard Gaston (I274)
300 BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As the time of his marriage in 1922 in Cumberland he gave his occupation as "lumber sawyer." He worked in Courtenay in 1924 as a photographer. Ells, Frederick Benjamin (I1071)

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