Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Ashman, William M.[1, 2]

Male


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  • Name Ashman, William M. 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1867  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Operated from Feb 1867 to an unknown date in Victoria, BC. 
    Address:
    Government St.
    W. side
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) London, Eng Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    London, England
    UK 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    San Francisco, CA
    USA 
    Association Gentile, Carlo (Relationship: Operator) 
    Person ID I340  Camera Workers | A, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2016 

  • Documents
    W.M. Ashman cartouche from the back of a carte-de-visite, ca. 1870?
    W.M. Ashman cartouche from the back of a carte-de-visite, ca. 1870?
    Verso of BC Archives catalogue no. HP006438, a carte-de-visite portrait of Kenneth McKenzie, Jr.
    W.M. Ashman cartouche from the back of a carte-de-visite view of a home, between 1867 and early 1870s.
    W.M. Ashman cartouche from the back of a carte-de-visite view of a home, between 1867 and early 1870s.
    Verso of BC Archives catalogue no. HP030027, the R.E. Jackson residence, Swallowfield, on Richardson Street, Victoria, BC.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He arrived in Victoria by the Active from San Francisco in February 1867 and operated Gentile's Photographic Gallery. The newspaper ad noted prior experience at London and San Francisco.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Wm. M. Ashman, Photographer, Government Street. Victoria" on verso of carte-de-visite view of a house; "W. M. Ashman, Photographer, Next to the Theatre, Government Street, Victoria" on verso of carte-de-visite portrait.

  • Sources 
    1. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 2 and 3, 27 Feb 1867.

    2. [S3] Mattison (1980 Winter), David Mattison, (British Columbia Historical News) (Reliability: 3).