Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Deville, Edouard Gaston

Deville, Edouard Gaston[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

Male 1849 - 1924  (75 years)

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  • Name Deville, Edouard Gaston 
    Born 21 Feb 1849  La Charite sur Loire, Nievre, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) Aug-Sep 1886  BC, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    BC visit only 
    Home Address/Year 1924  Ottawa, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    60 Lisgar St.
    Ottawa, ON
    Canada 
    Died 21 Sep 1924  Ottawa, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I274  Camera Workers | D, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2017 

  • Photos
    Edouard Deville, Surveyor-General of Canada, Mar 1914.
    Edouard Deville, Surveyor-General of Canada, Mar 1914.
    Photographed by the Topley Studio, Ottawa, ON

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Institutional (amateur) (visit).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As the Surveyor-General of Canada (1885-1924) with the Dominion Land Surveys, Deville took a camera on his 1886 inspection tour and made a number of extremely good views between Port Arthur and Victoria.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Edouard Deville fonds (PR-0982; visual records accession 198604-011)

    2. [S152] COLLECTION: OOA.
      Prints

    3. [S620] Morgan (1898), Henry James Morgan, ed., (Toronto: William Briggs, 1898).

    4. [S278] Encyclopedia Canadiana (1970), (Toronto: Grolier of Canada, 1970).

    5. [S206] Birrell (1978 01-02), Birrell, Andrew, (Photo Canada (January-February 1978):77-78, 80).

    6. [S208] Birrell (1981-82), Birrell, Andrew, (BC Studies no. 52 (Winter 1981-82):39-60).

    7. [S707] Mattison (2002), Mattison, David, (Friends of the British Columbia Archives Newsletter), 1-4, v. 2, no. 1 (March 2002).