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

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  • Name N. Caple and Company  
    Gender Unknown 
    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 
    Business Address/Year Mar 1900-1904  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    546 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1905  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    540 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1906-1910  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    681 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Caple, Norman (Relationship: Owner) 
    Person ID I741  Camera Workers | N, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2018 

  • 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."

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

    2. [S626] (Vancouver) News-Advertiser, (Vancouver: News-Advertiser), 1, 3 Apr 1896.
      Ad for move to new address

    3. [S32] WIL93, Williams' B.C. Directory Co., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Printed by the Victoria Printing Company, 1893).
      Vancouver: not listed

    4. [S33] WIL94, Williams' B.C. Directory Co., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Williams' B.C. Directory Co., 1894).
      Vancouver: not listed

    5. [S34] WIL95, (Victoria, B.C.: Williams' B.C. Directory Co., 1895).
      Vancouver: not listed

    6. [S35] HOD96, (Vancouver, B.C.: Hodgson and Co., 1896), 114.
      "Caple, N & Co, stationers, 329 Hastings W"

    7. [S36] HEN97, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1897), 602.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., stationers, 517 Hastings W."

    8. [S38] HEN98, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1898), 533.
      Vancouver: "Caple, N. & Co., stationers, 517 Hastings W."

    9. [S40] WIL99, Williams, R.T., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Province Publishing Co., 1899), 590.
      Vancouver: "Caple Norman & Co., books and stationery, 517 Hastings st. W."

    10. [S733] GRE99, (Vancouver, BC: Rowland E. Green, [1900]), 126.
      "Caple, Norman, & Co., stationers, 517 Hastings, W., tel. 602."

    11. [S39] HEN99, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1899), 637.
      Vancouver: "Caple, N. & Co., booksellers and stationers, 517 Hastings W."

    12. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900), 780.
      Vancouver: "Caple, N. & Co., booksellers & stationers, 546 Granville."

    13. [S42] HEN01, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1901), 648.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., booksellers & stationers, 546 Granville."

    14. [S781] HEN02, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1902), 626.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., booksellers & stationers, 546 Granville."

    15. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903), 643.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., booksellers & stationers, 546 Granville."

    16. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904), 669.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., booksellers & stationers, 546 Granville."

    17. [S786] HENVAN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 204.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., booksellers & stationers, 540 Granville."

    18. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 492.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., booksellers & stationers, 540 Granville."

    19. [S787] HENVAN06, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1906), 269.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Co., booksellers & stationers, 681 Granville."

    20. [S788] HENVAN07, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1907), 359.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Company, (Norman Caple), booksellers and stationers, souvenirs, guide books, library, 681 Granville. Phone 602. (See page 93)."

    21. [S790] HENVAN08, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1908), 464.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Company, (Norman Caple), booksellers and stationers, souvenirs, guide books, library. 681 Granville Phone 602 (See left bottom corner cards.)"

    22. [S791] HENVAN09, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1909), 552.
      Vancouver: "Caple, Norman & Company, (Norman Caple), booksellers and stationers, souvenirs, guide books, library. 681 Granville Phone 602 (See left bottom corner cards.)"

    23. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 606.
      Vancouver: "Caple Norman & Company, (Norman Caple), booksellers and stationers, souvenirs, guide books, library. 681 Granville Phone 602 (See foot lines)"

    24. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 1133.
      Vancouver: "Caple Norman & Co (Norman Caple) agr Smith Premier Typewriters 681 Granville"

    25. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911).
      Vancouver: not listed

    26. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912).
      Vancouver: not listed