Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18]



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  • Name Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd.  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1935  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2881 West Broadway
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1936-1938  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2335 West 4th Ave.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1939-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Address:
    631 Howe St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    • A new owner, J. Leggall, was listed in the 1951 business directory.
    Association Thompson, George McIvor (Relationship: Proprietor; Manager; President) 
    Person ID I1942  Camera Workers | V, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2021 

  • Documents
    Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd. ad, <i>Daily Colonist</i>, 10 Jun 1938, p. 14.
    Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd. ad, Daily Colonist, 10 Jun 1938, p. 14.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Photo finishing; Photo supplies.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Incorporated in 1935, this firm was owned in the 1930s and 1940s by G.M. Thompson. While based in Vancouver, the company advertised its services in the late 1930s in Victoria.

  • Sources 
    1. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933).
      Vancouver: not listed

    2. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1463.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply (G M Thompson) 2881 W Bway

    4. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 1185.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres 2335 W 4

    5. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 1252.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd. Geo. Thompson, Manager. Photographic Supplies. 2335 W. 4th Ave. Phone Bayview 8401.

    6. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 1064.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres and mgr 631 Howe

    7. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 1076.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres & mgr 631 Howe

    8. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 1091.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres and mgr 631 Howe

    9. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 1125.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd (G Thompson pres) photo fnshg and supps 631 Howe

    10. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 1177.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres fnshing and supps 631 Howe

    11. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 1109.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres and fnshg 631 Howe

    12. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 1120.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres and fnshg 631 Howe

    13. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 1236.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres and fnshg 631 Howe

    14. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 1065.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres & fnshg 631 Howe

    15. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948), 868.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres & fnshg 631 Howe

    16. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 576.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G M Thompson pres & fnshg 631 Howe

    17. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 577.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd G Thompson pres and fnshg 631 Howe

    18. [S1025] BCVAN51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951).
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Supply Ltd J Leggall pres and fnshg 631 Howe