Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Dominion Photo Company (Vancouver)[1, 2]



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  • Name Dominion Photo Company (Vancouver)  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1937  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    119 W. Pender St., 123
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Trainor, Nora Agnes (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Joyner, James Arthur (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Person ID I1004  Camera Workers | D, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: One of the most important photographic firms in Vancouver during this period, the Dominion Photo Company was initially managed by John Fawcett. The company employed Percy Bentley and D.K. Treffrey in 1915, with Bentley and Fawcett being listed in 1917. The firm continued in operation by Robert Bentley following his father Percy's death in 1968.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Earliest prints are numbered on surface: "303"; later prints are numbered on surface and identified with company name: "6095 Dominion Photo Co. Vancouver B.C."

  • Sources 
    1. [S344] Vancouver Art Gallery (1976), (Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1976).

    2. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 629.
      Vancouver: "Dominion Photo Co (P Bentley) 123, 119 W Pender"