Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Carlyon Fred W.[1, 2]

Male 1865 - 1956  (90 years)


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  • Name Carlyon Fred W. 
    Born 6 Jun 1865  Union Grove, WI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1898-1906  Wrangell, AK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1898-1900s  Stikine River, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 7 Mar 1956  Olympia, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I293  Camera Workers | C, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After having settled in Olympia, WA, in 1883, Carlyon moved to Wrangell, AK, where he operated a jewlery/watchmaking shop from 1898 to 1906. He practiced photography as a hobby and probably to earn a extra money. Following his return from Alaska, he lived on a ranch near Yelm, WA, then settled permanently in Olympia, WA, in 1923.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface usually numbered, captioned and signed "[By] F.W. Carlyon".
    • REFERENCES: Daily Olympian, 1956 03 08/19 (obit.); Letters, Michael Cirelli to D. Mattison, 1992 07 08, 1995 10 16; University of Washington Libraries, Guide to the Fred Carlyon Photographs, ca. 1898-1903.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Photo catalogue no. HP023637

    2. [S169] COLLECTION: UWL.
      Carlyon Photograph Collection no. 299.
      Fred Carlyon photographs, circa 1899; URL (accessed 12 Feb 2017): http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv56780/op=fstyle.aspx?t=k&q=WAUCarlyonFredPHColl299.xml