Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Wilse, Anders Beer

Wilse, Anders Beer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1865 - 1949  (83 years)

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  • Name Wilse, Anders Beer 
    • VARIANT NAMES: Seattle Photo Company or Seattle Photographic Company.
    Born 12 Jun 1865  Flekkefjord, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1897-1900  Seattle, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Feb 1949  Oslo, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Association Wilse and Kirk (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I708  Camera Workers | W, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2016 

  • Photos
    Anders Beer Wilse portrait, Seattle, ca. 1890
    Anders Beer Wilse portrait, Seattle, ca. 1890
    Photograph by Boyd and Braas

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked under the name Seattle Photographic Company and had a partnership as Wilse and Kirk. Some of his photographs documented activities in Seattle around the Klondike Gold Rush (1897-1898). Wilse returned to Norway in 1900 and continued to operate as a photographer in Oslo. Norway celebrated the 150th anniversary of his birth in 2015 with events and publications, including four commemorative postage stamps. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S856] COLLECTION: MOHAI (Reliability: 3), 24 Dec 2016.
      Anders Beer Wilse Photographs, 1892-1913. Description through Archives West; URL (accessed 24 Dec 2016): http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv05483

    2. [S169] COLLECTION: UWL (Reliability: 3), 24 Dec 2016.
      Anders Beer Wilse photographs, circa 1897-1900. Descriptive through Archives West; URL (accessed 24 Dec 2016): http://archiveswest.orbiscascade.org/ark:/80444/xv50509/op=fstyle.aspx?t=k&q=Anders+Beer+Wilse

    3. [S316] Jones (1976), Gordon Jones, (Sea Chest (June 1976):133-48) (Reliability: 2), 24 Dec 2016.

    4. [S857] Wikipedia (Web site) (Reliability: 2), 27 Dec 2016.
      "Anders Beer Wilse"
      URL (accessed 27 Dec 2016): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anders_Beer_Wilse

    5. [S858] Norwegian American (Web site) (Reliability: 3), 27 Dec 2016.
      "Commemorating Anders Beer Wilse"
      URL (accessed 27 Dec 2016): http://www.norwegianamerican.com/heritage/commemorating-anders-beer-wilse/