Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

N. Caple and Company[1]



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  • Name N. Caple and Company  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year Mar 1900-  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    546 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1894-1896  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    329 Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year Mar 1896-Mar 1900  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    517 Hastings St.
    Ogle Block
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Caple, Norman (Relationship: Owner) 
    Person ID I741  Camera Workers | N, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2017 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    546 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - Mar 1900- - Vancouver, BC
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    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    329 Hastings St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1894-1896 - Vancouver, BC
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    517 Hastings St.
    Ogle Block
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - Mar 1896-Mar 1900 - Vancouver, BC
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    N. Caple and Company store interior, 546 Granville St., Sep 1901 or 1902.
    N. Caple and Company store interior, 546 Granville St., Sep 1901 or 1902.
    Note the customers and young people on the left. Digital facsimile at http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/interior-of-n-caple-and-co-stationers-of-546-granville-street
    N. Caple and Company store exterior, 329 Hastings St., ca. 1895.
    N. Caple and Company store exterior, 329 Hastings St., ca. 1895.
    Digital facsimile at http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-n-caple-and-co-store-at-329-hastings-street-showing-stationery-in-window-and-toys-on-plank-sidewalk-outside-store

    Documents
    N. Caple and Co.'s ad, <i>News-Advertiser</i>, 1896 07 28.
    N. Caple and Co.'s ad, News-Advertiser, 1896 07 28.
    N. Caple and Co.'s ad, <i>World</i> (Vancouver), 1895 11 04
    N. Caple and Co.'s ad, World (Vancouver), 1895 11 04
    Norman Caple's ad, <i>News-Advertiser</i> (Vancouver), 1896 05 31.
    Norman Caple's ad, News-Advertiser (Vancouver), 1896 05 31.
    Photographs by New Westminster photographer S.J. Thompson of Victoria's Point Ellice Bridge tragedy were advertised immediately above this ad.
    Norman Caple's ad, <i>World</i> (Vancouver), 1896 01 02.
    Norman Caple's ad, World (Vancouver), 1896 01 02.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Norman Caple established his own studio after his partnership with R.H. Trueman had dissolved towards the end of 1893. Caple's business address was the former address of C.S. Bailey & Co. As did the Bailey Bros. Caple supplemented or subsidized his photographic income and work with stationery supplies and products unrelated to photography.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: negatives usually numbered, captioned and marked "N. Caple & Co., Photo., Vancouver, B.C."
    • REFERENCES: WIL95; HOD96; News-Advertiser, 1896 04 03/1 (ad for move to new address).

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA (Reliability: 3).
      Glass negatives.