Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Blome, John Henry[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male - 1902


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  • Name Blome, John Henry 
    • VARIANT: Blome, J. W.
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1895-1896  Ashcroft, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year Aug-Sep 1896  Golden, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Itinerant 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) Sep 1896  Canmore, AB Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Possibly the same person as J.H. Blome of BC 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) Nov 1898  Kamloops, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1900  Grand Forks, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Bridge St.?
    Grand Forks, BC
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1890s  Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1890s  Clinton, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1890s  Nicola Valley, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Itinerant 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1890s  Okanagan Valley, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Itinerant 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1890s  Barkerville, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Itinerant 
    Died 25 Feb 1902  Grand Forks, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Blane, H. (Relationship: Variant name?) 
    Person ID I408  Camera Workers | B, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2017 

  • Documents
    J.H. Blome, Ashcroft, advertised his travels through the Boundary country in <i>The Advance</i> (Midway), 20 May 1895, p. 2
    J.H. Blome, Ashcroft, advertised his travels through the Boundary country in The Advance (Midway), 20 May 1895, p. 2

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He operated as a photographer in Ashcroft in the 1895-1896 period and appeared in Kamloops for a short time beginning in Nov 1898. He also worked in Clinton and travelled throughout the Okanagan and Nicola valleys. Dempsey shows a Blome working as an itinerant in Canmore in Sep 1896. Blome's obituary called him "an artist of more than average ability."
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "J. H. Blome, Ashcroft, B.C." or "J. H. Blome, Clinton, B.C." on either front or verso of print mounts.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.

    2. [S142] COLLECTION: BVMA.
      Frank Barrett collection, accession Number: 1971.039.001, picture ID: 642

    3. [S134] COLLECTION: BVA.

    4. [S31] MER96, (Victoria, B.C.: T.R. Cusack, printer, 1896).

    5. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900).

    6. [S664] (Kamloops) Sentinel, 4, 04 Nov 1898.

    7. [S664] (Kamloops) Sentinel, 4, 30 Dec 1898.

    8. [S683] Grand Fork News, 6, 15 Feb 1902.

    9. [S683] Grand Fork News, 3, 01 Mar 1902.
      Obituary

    10. [S684] Ross (2000), Ross, Nicole, (Barkerville Historic Town, BC: Cariboo Sentinel II, 2000), 6.

    11. [S810] (Golden) Golden Era, (Golden: Golden Era Pub. Co., 1893-1902), 1, 15 Aug 1896.
      "J.H. Blome, photographer, has pitched his tent in our midst and is doing a rushing business."

    12. [S810] (Golden) Golden Era, (Golden: Golden Era Pub. Co., 1893-1902), 1, 19 Sep 1896.
      "J.H. Blome, photographer, was in town for a couple of days this week."

    13. [S8] Dempsey (1978), Dempsey, Hugh, (Calgary: Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1978).