Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Dedman, Henry[1, 2]

Male 1899 - 1954  (55 years)

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  • Name Dedman, Henry 
    Born 1899 
    • Possibly born in Skagway, AK.
    Gender Male 
    Died 1954 
    • Possibly died in Skagway, AK.
    Business Address/Year 1923-1976  Skagway, AK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Dedman Photography Shop (Relationship: Owner) 
    Person ID I519  Camera Workers | D, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: While definitely not a photographer of the Klondike rush, according to Grainger (1992), the Dedman Photography Shop purchased the building once housing the studio of E.A. Hegg. After Henry Dedman died, his wife and business partner, Bessie (White) Dedman continued to manage the studio until her retirement. The shop also sold copy prints taken during the Klondike stampede by various photographers. The business continues to be operated by family in Skagway.

  • Sources 
    1. [S301] Grainger (1992), John H. Grainger, (Ketchikan, AK: Tongass Publishing Co., 1992).

    2. [S516] Waugaman (2002), Candy Waugaman, (Alaska History 17, nos. 1 and 2 (Spring/Fall 2002):24-53), 33.