Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Kilburn, Benjamin West[1]


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  • Name Kilburn, Benjamin West 
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1877-1909  Alaska; Yukon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    as B.W. Kilburn 
    Person ID I150  Camera Workers | K, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 23 Dec 2016 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial (visit).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Stereoscopic photographer and publisher, some of his views are copyrighted 1899. His work is notable for misidentifying Dawson City as being in Alaska even though the town is so far east of the boundary as to be unmistakably Canadian.

  • Sources 
    1. [S474] Waldsmith (1991), John S. Waldsmith, (Radnor, Penn.: Wallace-Homestead Book Co., 1991) (Reliability: 3), 23 Dec 2016.