Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Photo-Arts Ltd.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]



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  • Name Photo-Arts Ltd.  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1928  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    771 Dunsmuir St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1929-1938  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    573 Hornby St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1939-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950. 
    Address:
    569 Hornby St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1946-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Robson St. Branch; continued past 1950. 
    Address:
    1154 Robson Street
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Wright, William George (Relationship: Finisher) 
    Association Thompson, Stephen Joseph (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Thompson, Stephen Cecil (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1621  Camera Workers | P, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial; Photo finisher; Photo supplier.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Renamed from Burrard Photo Arts Supply in 1927 and managed by S.J. Thompson until his death in 1929), at which point his son, S.C. Thompson, assumed control until 1974. The Robson Street branch, formerly the location of C. Bannister Ltd., eventually served as a portrait studio. The company was incorporated on __ __ 19__ and dissolved on __ __ 19__ (inc. no. BC_______).

  • Sources 
    1. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    3. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 1357.
      Vancouver

    4. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 1222.
      Vancouver

    5. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1238.
      Vancouver

    6. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1206.
      Vancouver

    7. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 1184.
      Vancouver

    8. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1323.
      Vancouver

    9. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 1120.
      Vancouver

    10. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 930.
      Vancouver

    11. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 949.
      Vancouver

    12. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 974.
      Vancouver

    13. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 1076.
      Vancouver
      First listing of Robson Street branch.

    14. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 458.
      Vancouver

    15. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 460.
      Vancouver

    16. [S997] BCVAN55, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1955), 626.
      Vancouver