Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Wright, Charles Christopher[1, 2]

Male 1901 - 1972  (71 years)


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  • Name Wright, Charles Christopher 
    • VARIANT NAME: Wright, C.C.
    Born 6 Aug 1901  Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1930s-1967  Victoria?, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 28 Aug 1972  Westbridge, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1 Sep 1972  Oliver Public Cemetery, Oliver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1459  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2019 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was a Vancouver Island photographer who specialized in scenic landscapes, mainly for postcard use. According to the BC Archives he was employed by Gowen and Sutton as a photographer. Surviving negatives were acquired by and form part of the George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd. accession at the BC Archives.
      According to his death registration record he had been in the province for 40 years (1932), in Canada for 50 years (1922) and had last worked at photography in 1967.
      While he lived in Oliver, BC, he died in the community of Westbridge, BC.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Negatives; part of VR accession 198312-005, George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd.

    2. [S666] BVIPA archival records.
      Visual Records accession 198312-005 (George Allen Aerial Photos Ltd.).

    3. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1972-09-012920; digital facsimile URL (accessed 25 Sep 2019): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/2c572fb1-8654-4cce-b70c-d04b21beed90