Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Savannah Studio[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17]



Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Savannah Studio  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1926  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1122 Government St., no. 500
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1936-1939  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1122 Government St., no. 500
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1940-1947  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    780 Fort St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    • In the 1940 street directory, there is no listing for the fifth floor (no. 500) of 1122 Government St.
    Association Conacher, Isabel Ann (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Savannah, Maude (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association West, Walter David (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Cowx, Andrew Melville (Relationship: Partner?; Co-proprietor?) 
    Person ID I1122  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: This studio was first listed by this name in the 1926 business directory. There were no listings under this name in the 1927 to 1935 directories.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Glass negatives and prints

    2. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925).
      Victoria: not listed

    3. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 1535.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio (Mrs M Savannah) photog 500 1122 Govt

    4. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927).
      Victoria: not listed

    5. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 1681.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio Portrait Photography. 500, 1122 Government. Phone G.3821.

    6. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 1594.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio Portrait Photography. 500, 1122 Government. Phone G.3821.

    7. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 1648.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio Portrait Photography. 500, 1122 Government. Phone G.3821. (See Class. Advt., Photographers.)

    8. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 1630.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio Portrait Photography. 780 Fort [sic]. Phone G.3821.
      780 Fort St. was the address of the Art Centre, a photographic supply store also operated by E.J. Savannah. The street directory shows the studio still at its Government St. location.

    9. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 1848.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio Portrait Photography. 780 Fort [sic]. Phone G.3821.

    10. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 1855.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio (E J Savannah) photog 780 Fort

    11. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 1860.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio (E J Savannah) photog 780 Fort

    12. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 2015.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio (E J Savannah) photog 780 Fort

    13. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 2002.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio (E J Savannah, A M Cowx) photog 780 Fort

    14. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 2006.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio (E J Savannah, A H [sic] Cowx) photog 780 Fort

    15. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 2143.
      Victoria: Savannah Studios (E J Savannah, A M Cowan [sic]) photog 780 Fort

    16. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 2111.
      Victoria: Savannah Studio (A M Cowx) photog 780 Fort

    17. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Victoria: not listed