Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Stocks' Photo and Art Store[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

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  • Name Stocks' Photo and Art Store  
    • VARIANT NAMES: Stocks' Photo; Stocks' Photo and Art Studio.
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1934-1947  Penticton, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Stocks, Lumb (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Stocks, John Phillip (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I1864  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Retail; Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: First listed in the 1934 business directory, this firm was owned and operated by Lumb Stocks in Penticton until he retired in Jul 1947 and moved to White Rock. J.P. Stocks, his son, partnered with his father in 1947 and took over the business following his father's retirement that year.

  • Sources 
    1. [S694] Postview, (Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver Postcard Club), 4, Feb 2014 (vol. 32, no. 1).
      "Biographies of B.C. Photographers: Lumb Stocks, 1887-1949 [and] John Philip ('Jack') Stocks, 1922-1979"
      URL (accessed 13 Jul 2020):

    2. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932).
      Penticton: not listed

    3. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 539.
      Penticton: Stocks' Photo & Art Store (L Stocks)

    4. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 661.
      Penticton: Stocks' Photo & Art Store L. Stocks, Proprietor. Develops Films in Five Hours. Portraits and Picture Framing. P.O. Box 164.

    5. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947).
      Penticton: Stocks' Photo & Art Store (L & J P Stocks)