Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Kelly, M.F.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male


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  • Name Kelly, M.F. 
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) Before 1895?  Tacoma, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1895-1897  Union, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Pierce, W.C. (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Kelly and Pierce (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Kelly and Jenkins (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I147  Camera Workers | K, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2016 

  • Documents
    M.F. Kelly's studio ad, (Courtenay) <i>Weekly News</i>, 17 Dec 1895, p. 1.
    M.F. Kelly's studio ad, (Courtenay) Weekly News, 17 Dec 1895, p. 1.
    M.F. Kelly article about the construction of his photo studio in Union, (Courtenay) <i>Weekly News</i>, 19 Nov 1895, p. 8
    M.F. Kelly article about the construction of his photo studio in Union, (Courtenay) Weekly News, 19 Nov 1895, p. 8
    M.F. Kelly's studio ad, (Courtenay) <i>Weekly News</i>, 10 Dec 1895, p. 8.
    M.F. Kelly's studio ad, (Courtenay) Weekly News, 10 Dec 1895, p. 8.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the (Courtenay) Weekly News he was originally from Tacoma, WA, and in 1895 ran a tent studio in Union with W.C. Pierce of Nanaimo as Kelly and Pierce (or Pierce and Kelly). In the fall of 1895 Kelly built a permanent studio which was open by 19 Nov 1895. In December 1896 the Weekly News reported that various pieces of china were adorned with a "view of Dunsmuir Ave. Union, burned in the china. The view was taken by Mr. Kelly, but transferring, we are assured by Mr. Doyle [the manager of the dry goods store Stevenson's], was done in Germany." [6]
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: the BVIPA photo is captioned "[#?] 100 Coke Ovens Under Construction Union Wharf, Kelly, Union, B.C."

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S666] BVIPA archival records (Reliability: 3).
      Photo no. HP064701.

    3. [S37] WIL97, (Victoria, B.C.: Williams' B.C. Directory Co., 1897) (Reliability: 3).
      Union

    4. [S853] (Courtenay) Weekly News, (Courtenay, B.C. : M. Whitney and Son), 1 (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 1895.
      Ad

    5. [S853] (Courtenay) Weekly News, (Courtenay, B.C. : M. Whitney and Son) (Reliability: 3).
      Various issues document his activities in Union.

    6. [S853] (Courtenay) Weekly News, (Courtenay, B.C. : M. Whitney and Son), 1 (Reliability: 3), 15 Dec 1896.
      Under the heading "Chatter."