Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

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  • Name Queen Studio  
    • VARIANT NAMES: Queen's Studio.
    Gender Unknown 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1899  Grand Forks, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1901  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Baker St.
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1902-1904  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    180 Baker St.
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1905  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    182 Baker St.
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1906-1909  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1910  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    403 1/2 Baker St.
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1911-1912  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1913-1914  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    505 Kootenay
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1915  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    421 Baker St., no. 10 (Griffin Block)
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1915  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    421 Baker St., no. 10 (Griffin Block)
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1916-1918  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Lean, Allan MacLean Cumming (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I627  Camera Workers | Q, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 6 May 2020 

  • Documents
    Queen Studio ad, <i>Nelson Daily Miner</i>, 31 Jan 1901, p. 3.
    Queen Studio ad, Nelson Daily Miner, 31 Jan 1901, p. 3.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Established in Grand Forks, BC, by marine pilot Allan MacLean Cumming Lean in late Feb or early Mar 1899, by 1901 he had relocated the Queen Studio to Nelson, BC. Captain Lean continued to operated the studio until at least 1918 and likely retired from photography during or following his wife's illness and death by cancer in Feb 1919.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface may be titled and captioned "Queen Studio Nelson B.C." or "Photo by Queen Studio Nelson B.C." [2, 15]

  • Sources 
    1. [S694] Postview, (Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver Postcard Club), 4-5 (Reliability: 3), v. 27, no. 5 (Dec 2009).
      "Lean, Allan MacLean Cumming, 1864-1945." Compiled by Margaret Waddington

    2. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Prints

    3. [S40] WIL99, Williams, R.T., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Province Publishing Co., 1899).
      Grand Forks: not listed

    4. [S42] HEN01, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1901).
      Nelson: not listed

    5. [S781] HEN02, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1902).
      Nelson: listed on p. 395 under Lean Allan

    6. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903).
      Nelson: listed on p. 399-400 under Lean Allan

    7. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904), 421.
      Nelson: Queen Studio, Allan Lean, Prop. Photographs and Picture Frames. Baker, Bet. Ward and Stanley
      Address under Allan Lean's listing is 180 Baker St.

    8. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 387.
      Nelson: Queen Studio, Allan Lean, Prop. Photographs and Picture Frames. Baker, Bet. Ward and Stanley
      Address under Allan Lean's listing is 182 Baker St.

    9. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 901.
      Nelson: Queen Studio Allan Lean prop photos 403 1/2 Baker

    10. [S1034] JEFNELSON13, (Nelson, BC: W.A. Jeffries and Company, 1913?), 97.
      Nelson: Queen Studio Allan Lean propr 505 Kootenay

    11. [S1033] JEFNELSON14, (Nelson, BC: W.A. Jeffries and Company, 1914?), 98.
      Nelson: Queen Studio Allan Lean propr 505 Kootenay

    12. [S1019] JEFNELSON15, (Nelson, BC: W.A. Jeffries and Company, 1915?), 77.
      Nelson: Queen Studio 10 Griffin Blk [421 Baker]

    13. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 311.
      Nelson: Queen's Studio Allan Lean prop photographer

    14. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Nelson: not listed

    15. [S1086] COLLECTION: ALHS.
      Print (accession no. 2004.009.20; Meeting of Mountain Lumbermen at Nelson B.C. Feb 28, 1906)