Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

J.D. Allen Photographic Company[1, 2, 3, 4]



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  • Name J.D. Allen Photographic Company  
    • VARIANT NAMES: Allen Photo.; Allen Photographic Company; J.D. Allen Photo Co.; J.D. Allan Photo Company.
    Gender Unknown 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1907?-1914  Prince Rupert, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    including surrounding area such as Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands) 
    Association Allen, James Dennis (Relationship: Owner) 
    Association Ryan, Philip J. (Relationship: Clerk) 
    Person ID I580  Camera Workers | J, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 25 May 2020 

  • Photos
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company logo
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company logo
    BC Archives Visual Records item A-00475.
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company logo.
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company logo.
    BC Archives Visual Records item B-07922.
    Celebratory arch at Prince Rupert, 20 Aug 1910.
    Celebratory arch at Prince Rupert, 20 Aug 1910.
    The arch was on 6th St. and was erected for the occasion of Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier's visit to the city. Photograph by J.D. Allen Photographic Company. Library and Archives Canada A-123738 (accession no. 1980-135 NPC)
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company's business, Prince Rupert, 1908.
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company's business, Prince Rupert, 1908.
    Section of Library and Archives Canada Item ID 3307979.

    Documents
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company logo.
    J.D. Allen Photographic Company logo.
    Library and Archives Canada, Alfred W. Smithers collection, accession 1980-135, PA-123738 (copy negative number)

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The business name of James Dennis Allen.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: print surface may be titled, dated and signed "Allen Photo."
    • FORMATS: postcards.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.

    2. [S731] COLLECTION: BPRA.
      J.D. Allen Photographic Company fonds.
      MemoryBC.ca description URL (accessed 9 Jan 2017): https://www.memorybc.ca/j-d-allen-photographic-company-fonds-3

    3. [S152] COLLECTION: OOA.

    4. [S694] Postview, (Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver Postcard Club), 1, vol. 26, no. 2, Apr 2008.
      "Biographies of B.C. Photographers: James Dennis Allen, 1880-1966" compiled by M. Waddington