Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Wadds Brothers[1, 2, 3]

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  • Name Wadds Brothers  
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year Apr 1896-1897, 1899-1900+  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    45 Cordova St.
    Sullivan Block
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year Nov 1897-1900+  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Victoria St.
    corner of Stanley
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year Nov 1892-Apr 1896  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    518 Cordova St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1898  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    68 Cordova St.
    Sullivan Block, room 5
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1898  Brooklyn, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1906-1912  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    337 West Hastings Street
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Bart, C.W. (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association Fewster, Eva Mary (Relationship: Retoucher) 
    Association Vancouver Arts and Crafts Association (Relationship: Member) 
    Association Wadds, David (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Wadds, George Thomas (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Medlock, Eva Saville (Relationship: Retoucher) 
    Association Kay, Julius Alfred (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association Conran, Mildred Mary Margaret (Relationship: Retoucher) 
    Person ID I365  Camera Workers | W, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2021 

  • Photos
    C.E. Bloomfield photographed in the Wadds Brothers' Vancouver studio, likely a wedding portrait, ca. 1902.
    C.E. Bloomfield photographed in the Wadds Brothers' Vancouver studio, likely a wedding portrait, ca. 1902.
    His wife, Miss Evelyn Pavier, was also photographed around the same time (BVIPA, call no. I-46811). Image courtesy of BC Archives, Visual Records call no. I-46810.

    Documents
    Wadds Brothers' ad, <i>World</i> (Vancouver), 1892 12 02.
    Wadds Brothers' ad, World (Vancouver), 1892 12 02.
    Wadds Brothers' ad, <i>World</i> (Vancouver), 1892 12 20.
    Wadds Brothers' ad, World (Vancouver), 1892 12 20.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Established by David and G.T. Wadds about Nov 1892, the firm operated branches in Nelson (David) and Brooklyn. The business was primarily portrait taking and was last listed in the 1912 business directory.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Wadds Bros. Vancouver, B.C." or "Wadds Bros. Vancouver & Nelson, B.C." on front of print mount.
    • REFERENCES: WIL93; WIL94; WIL95; HOD96; HEN97; WIL97; HEN98; HEN99; WIL99; HEN00; World, 1892 11 26/1, 1896 03 10/8, 1896 06 (souvenir ed.): 49-52; News-Advertiser, 1897 11 23/8.

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] COLLECTION: BVA.

    2. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA.

    3. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.