Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Ellingsen, Erling Olav[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1867 - 1950  (82 years)

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  • Name Ellingsen, Erling Olav 
    Born 27 Mar 1867  Bergen, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1907-1930s  Dawson, Yukon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Jan 1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 2 Feb 1950  Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Association Adams, Edward C. (Relationship: Undefined) 
    Association Duclos, Joseph E.N. (Relationship: Undefined) 
    Person ID I536  Camera Workers | E, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2017 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Jan 1950 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the University of Washington Libraries collection description, he "established a photographic studio in Dawson in 1907 purchasing equipment both from E.C. Adams and J.N.E. Duclos when they withdrew from the field. He closed his studio in the 1930s in favor of the hardware business." His death registration record indicates he had worked 15 years as the proprietor of a retail hardware store and had retired in 1944.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface may be captioned, numbered and signed "E.O. Ellingsen" or "E.O. Ellingsen Photo".

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] COLLECTION: UWL.
      PH collection 303 (prints and negatives)

    2. [S246] Cohen (1977), Cohen, Stan, (Missoula, MT: Pictorial Histories Publishing Co., 1977).

    3. [S400] Pierce (1985), Patricia Pierce, (Don Mills, Ont.: Stoddart, 1985), 37.

    4. [S692] Correspondence, David Mattison.
      Letter, Michael Cirelli to Mattison, 1996 01 23

    5. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1950-09-001833 (microfilm reel B13203); digital facsimile URL (accessed 7 Jan 2017):