Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

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  • Name King Photo Studio  
    • VARIANT NAME: King Studio.
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1934-1942?  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    311 West Hastings St.
    4
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1903-1909  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    303 Hastings St. W.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1912  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Branch studio 
    Address:
    619 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1910-1933  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    311 West Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1943-1955  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    311 West Hastings St.
    7
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association King, John Howard Havelock (Relationship: Owner) 
    Association Vinson, Blanche (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Vinson, Valient Vivian (Relationship: Co-owner; Proprietor) 
    Association Aird, David Alfred MacGregor (Relationship: Co-proprietor; Proprietor) 
    Association James, Harry (Relationship: Operator) 
    Association Freshwater, Gertrude Amelia (Relationship: Printer) 
    Person ID I705  Camera Workers | K, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 17 May 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Originally established by John Howard Havelock King, V.V. Vinson partnered with King in 1904 or 1905 and then ran the studio from 1905 to 1933. A branch studio operated for about one year (1912) at 619 Granville St. Beginning in 1913 this location was the home to the Progress Studio, which V.V. Vinson also owned.

      Vinson's widow Blanche Vinson operated the King Studio between 1935 and 1944.

      Between 1945 and 1948 the studio was operated by D.A.M. Aird and Mrs. F. Candlish. D.A.M. Aird was the sole operator beginning in 1949. The studio was still in operation under Aird's direction as late as 1955.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA (Reliability: 3), 23 Dec 2016.
      Prints

    2. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA (Reliability: 3), 23 Dec 2016.
      Prints

    3. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903), 724.
      Vancouver: "King, Howard H. Photo Studio. 303 Hastings W. Phone 1046."

    4. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904), 763.
      Vancouver: "King, Howard H. Photo Studio. 303 Hastings W. Phone 1046. Rms. 410 Cordova W."

    5. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 520.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The). V.V. Vinson, Prop., 303 Hastings W. Rms 303 Hastings."

    6. [S786] HENVAN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 316.
      "King Photo Studio (The), (Howard King and V.V. Vinson, Proprietors.) 303 Hastings W. Rms 303 Hastings."

    7. [S787] HENVAN06, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1906), 627.
      "Vinson, V. V., prop. King Studio, rms 303 Hastings W."
      Not listed under King Photo Studio

    8. [S788] HENVAN07, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1907), 550.
      "King Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 303 Hastings W. Phone 1046."

    9. [S790] HENVAN08, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1908), 700.
      "King Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 303 Hastings W. Phone 1046"

    10. [S791] HENVAN09, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1909), 794.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 303 Hastings W. Phone 1046"

    11. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 1192.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The) V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    12. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 862.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings W. Phone 1046"

    13. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 821.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings W. Phone 1046"

    14. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912).
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings St. W. Phone Seymour 1046. Branch Studio: 619 Granville. Phone Seymour 2103."

    15. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 983.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings St. W. Phone Seymour 1046."

    16. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 969.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V.V. Vinson, Proprietor 311 Hastings St. W. Phone Seymour 1046"

    17. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915), 755.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor 311 Hastings St. W. Phone Seymour 1046"

    18. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 715.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The) V. V. Vinson, Proprietor 311 Hastings Street West Phone Seymour 1046"
      Vancouver: "King Studio V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    19. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 587.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings Street West, Phone Seymour 1046."
      Vancouver: "King Studio V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    20. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918), 623.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings Street West, Phone Seymour 1046."

    21. [S752] HENVAN19, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1919), 633.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings Street West, Phone Seymour 1046."
      Vancouver: "King Studio V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    22. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 876.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio V. V. Vinson, Prop. 311 Hast. W."

    23. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920), 695.
      "King Photo Studio (The), V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings Street West, Phone Seymour 1046."
      "King Studio V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    24. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 862.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    25. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921), 767.
      Vancouver: "King Studio V V Vinson prop 311 W Hastings"

    26. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 901.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    27. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922), 815.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The) V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings Street, Phone Seymour 1046."

    28. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 931.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio V V Vinson prop 311 Hastings W"

    29. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1048.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) 'Everybody Knows The King Studio.' V. V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 Hastings W. Phone Sey. 1046."

    30. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 979.
      Vancouver: "King Photo Studio (The) 'Everybody Knows The King Studio.' V.V. Vinson, Proprietor, 311 W. Hastings. Phone Sey. 1046."

    31. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 496.
      Vancouver: "king Photo Studio (The) 'Everybody Knows The King Studio.' V.V. Vinson, Proprietor. 311 W. Hastings. Phone Sey. 1046."

    32. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 1197.
      Vancouver: "King Studio photogs 4, 311 W Hastings"

    33. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1150.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (Mrs B Vinson) photogs 4, 311 W Hastings"

    34. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 827.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) (Mrs B Vinson) photogs 7, 311 W Hastings"

    35. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 786.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (Mrs B Vinson) photogs 7, 311 W Hast"

    36. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 794.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) (D MacG Aird, Mrs F Candlish) photogs 7, 311 W Hast"

    37. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 880.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) (D MacG Aird, Mrs F Candlish photogs 7, 311 W Hast"

    38. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 788.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) (D MacG Aird, Mrs F Candlish) photogs 7, 311 W Hast"

    39. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) (D MacG Aird & Mrs F Candlish) photogs 7, 311 W Hast"

    40. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 312.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) D Mac G Aird) photogs 7, 311 W Hast"

    41. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 315.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) (D MacG Aird) photogs 7, 311 W Hastings"

    42. [S997] BCVAN55, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1955), 420.
      Vancouver: "King Studio (The) (D MacG Aird) photogs 7, 311 W Hast"