Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Hannington, Ernest Banon Chandler[1, 2]

Male 1851? -

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  • Name Hannington, Ernest Banon Chandler 
    Born 1851?  New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1880-1881  Yale, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Yale, BC
    Person ID I184  Camera Workers | H, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A physician employed by Andrew Onderdonk during construction of the Port Moody to Eagle Pass section of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Dr. Hannington?s identity as a photographer was uncovered by independent art curator Roger Boulet.

      A Charles Francis Hannington (1848-1930), relationship unknown, was employed as a CPR route surveyor and made a trip from Quesnelle through the Rocky Mountains in the winter of 1874-1875. Hannington's account of his journey, in the form of letters to his brother Edward Hannington, were published in the Public Archives of Canada Report of 1887.

  • Sources 
    1. [S405] Public Archives of Canada (1887), (Ottawa: Queen's Printer, 1887:cx-cxxxii).

    2. [S598] Mattison (1997b), David Mattison, (Kamloops: Kamloops Art Gallery Virtual Exhibition, 1997).

    3. [S721] Census of Canada 1881.
      Province of B.C., District no. 189 Yale, Sub-district a Yale Hope, p. 53, line 5