Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Gibson Studio[1, 2, 3, 4]



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  • Name Gibson Studio  
    • VARIANT NAME: Gibson's Studio.
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1914-1932  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    620 View St. (Central Building, top floor)
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1934-1939  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    748 Fort St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    • Because there was no BC-wide business directory in 1933, it is not yet determined when he moved his studio from 620 View St. (Central Building) to 748 Fort St.
    Business Address/Year 1940-1949  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The studio continued in operation after 1950. 
    Address:
    770 Fort St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Association Gibson, Wilfred (Relationship: Owner) 
    Association Williams, Ernest Allen (Relationship: Employee) 
    Person ID I1075  Camera Workers | G, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 22 Jul 2017 

  • Documents
    Gibson Studio ad, Tregillus-Thompson Directory of Victoria and Vancouver Island 1914, p. 29
    Gibson Studio ad, Tregillus-Thompson Directory of Victoria and Vancouver Island 1914, p. 29

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: This business was owned by Wilfred H. Gibson. He appears to have first identified it by this name when he moved into the new Central Building on View St. from his former studio location on Yates St.

  • Sources 
    1. [S801] TREVIC14, (Victoria: Tregillus-Thompson Ltd., 1914), 29.
      "The Gibson Studio Wilfred Gibson ... Entire Top Floor, Central Building View Street Victoria, B.C."
      Ad

    2. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1785.
      Victoria: "Gibson's Studio (W Gibson, E A Williams) photogs 700, 620 View"

    3. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 1769.
      Victoria: "Gibson's Studio (W Gibson) photogs 700, 620 View"

    4. [S991] SUNVIC49, (Vancouver, BC: Sun Directories, 1949), 173.
      "Gibson's Studio W.H. Gibson, Proprietor. Oldest Established Photographic Studio in Victoria. 770 Fort St. Phone H. 6221."

    5. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 14, 19 Jul 1938.
      Ad: "Camera Bargain for Your Vacation. Gibson Studio. 748 Fort Street."