Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Aberdeen, Lady Ishbel Maria[1, 2]

Female 1857 - 1939  (82 years)

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  • Name Aberdeen, Ishbel Maria 
    Title Lady 
    Born 14 Mar 1857  "Guisachan," Inverness-shire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Home Address/Year 01 Jan 1891  Ottawa, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ottawa, ON
    Died 18 Apr 1939  Aberdeen, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I6  Camera Workers | A, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 18 Dec 2016 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The wife of Governor-General John Campbell Hamilton Gordon, 7th Earl of Aberdeen, she published an account of her travels titled Through Canada with a Kodak (1893) which included "photographs taken by Lady Aberdeen's Kodak." She supplemented her own work with photographs purchased along the way and singled out for special mention the studios of Notman of Montreal and Boorne and May of Calgary.

  • Sources 
    1. [S175] Aberdeen (1893), Aberdeen, and Temair, Ishbel Gordon, Marchioness of, 1857-1939, (Edinburgh: W. H. White & Co., 1893), FC73 A24 1893.

    2. [S620] Morgan (1898), Henry James Morgan, ed., (Toronto: William Briggs, 1898).

    3. [S629] BVAA.
      newspaper clippings (obit.)