Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Gowen Sutton Company Ltd.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]



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  • Name Gowen Sutton Company Ltd.  
    • VARIANT NAME: Gowen Sutton and Company Ltd.
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1921-1922  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    193 E. Hastings St.
    201
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1445 W. 8th Ave.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Gowen, Frank Henry (Relationship: Manager; President) 
    Association Jardine, John Anderson (Relationship: Photographer; Printer) 
    Association Hay, David Chisholm (Relationship: Assistant; Photographer) 
    Person ID I1169  Camera Workers | G, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 6 May 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The successor to F. Gowen Company Ltd., the Gowen Sutton Company was incorporated on 17 Mar 1920. Alfred James Sutton was a shareholder and active partner in both companies. Following the death of his wife in 1929, Gowen sold his shares to Sutton on 6 Feb 1930. The company continued to operate as the Gowen Sutton Company and was dissolved on 6 Oct 1987.
      The Gowen Sutton Company was one of the principal and most prolific postcard publishers in British Columbia. [13]

  • Sources 
    1. [S558] Thirkell and Scullion (2001), Fred Thirkell and Bob Scullion, (Surrey, B.C.: Heritage House, 2001).

    2. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921), 666.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd Frank Gowen pres photo pubs 201, 193 E Hastings"

    3. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 859.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd Frank Gowen mgr photo pub and scenic photogrs 201 193 Hastings E"

    4. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922), 709.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd Frank Gowen pres A J Sutton sec treas photo publishers 201, 193 E Hastings"

    5. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 904.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd Frank Gowen mgr photo pub and scenic photogrs 201, 193 Hastings E"

    6. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923), 727.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton & Co Ltd (Frank Gowen and A J Sutton) photogrs 1445 W 8th"

    7. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1164.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd Frank Gowen mgr 1445 8th av W"

    8. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 832.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd photog F Gowen mgr 1445 8th av W"

    9. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 862.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd F Gowen pres photog 1445 W 8"

    10. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 929.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd A J Sutton pres photogs 1445 W 8"

    11. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 682.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd T Campbell mgr photog 1445 W 8"

    12. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 237.
      Vancouver: "Gowen Sutton Co Ltd T Campbell mgr photo publrs 1445 W 8"

    13. [S89] MemoryBC, (Archives Association of BC).
      Authority records: Gowan Sutton Company
      URL (accessed 13 Feb 2018): https://www.memorybc.ca/gowen-sutton-company