Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Hall and Lowe[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]



Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Hall and Lowe  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1884-1887  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Studio opened 9 Nov 1884 
    Address:
    Government St.
    over London House
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1887-1891  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Also doing business as Vancouver Photo Company 
    Address:
    416 Cordova St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1892  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Partnership dissolved 30 Apr 1892 
    Address:
    518 Cordova St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1889-1892  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Partnership dissolved 30 Apr 1892 
    Address:
    63 Government St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Association Hall, James Deakin (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Vancouver Photographic Company (Relationship: Branch studio) 
    Association Lowe, Skene (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I176  Camera Workers | H, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2017 

  • Documents
    Hall and Lowe's ad from Trout's <i>Prospectors' Manual</i> (1886).
    Hall and Lowe's ad from Trout's Prospectors' Manual (1886).
    Hall and Lowe's first Victoria, B.C., ad, <i>Colonist</i>, 8 Nov 1884, p. 2.
    Hall and Lowe's first Victoria, B.C., ad, Colonist, 8 Nov 1884, p. 2.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Established by J.D. Hall and Skene Lowe in Winnipeg in Mar 1882, Lowe had moved to Victoria in 1884. Hall then established the Vancouver Photographic Company in 1887. The partnership was dissolved on 30 Apr 1892, with Lowe remaining in photography in Victoria, while Hall went on to become the Sheriff of Vancouver. Hall and Lowe were primarily portrait photographers, but also engaged in landscape work.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Photographers, Hall & Lowe, 461 Main St., Winnipeg" on front of print mount (Winnipeg and some 1887 Vancouver photographs). "Hall & Lowe, Artists and Photographers, 461 Main Street, Opposite City Hall, Winnipeg, and Government St., Victoria, B.C." on front of print mount. "Hall & Lowe Government Street, Victoria, B.C. Over Victoria House" on front of print mount. "Hall & Lowe, Photographers, Government St., Victoria, B.C." on front of cabinet portrait.

  • Sources 
    1. [S483] Manitoba Photographers, 1858 to Present (Web site), Manitoba Historical Society, (Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Historical Society) (Reliability: 3).
      Manitoba Photographers: Hall & Lowe
      Reproduces a magnified view of the Hall & Lowe Winnipeg business with possibly one of the two owners standing in the doorway. URL (accessed 4 Jan 2017): http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/photographers/halllowe.shtml

    2. [S19] WIL85, Woltz, William, comp., (Victoria, B.C.: R.T. Williams, 1885).

    3. [S20] MAL87, Mallandine, Edward, (Victoria, B.C.: E. Mallandine, R.T. Williams, 1887).

    4. [S22] WIL89, Draper, Thomas, comp., (Victoria, B.C.: R.T. Williams, 1889).

    5. [S24] HEN90, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Directory Co., 1890).

    6. [S28] HEN91, (Vancouver, B.C.: Henderson Directory Co., 1891).

    7. [S30] WIL92, (Victoria, B.C.: R.T. Williams, 1892).