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

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  • Name Royal Studio (New Westminster, BC)  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1906-1907  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1908  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    286 Columbia St.
    Cunningham Block
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1909  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Columbia St.
    opposite Post Office
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1911  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Columbia St., no. 1-2
    opposite Post Office
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1912-1914  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Columbia St.
    opposite Post Office
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Association Haweis, Lionel Thomas Joy (Relationship: Owner) 
    Association Mavius, Harold (Relationship: Owner) 
    Association Wiggin, Agnes (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I844  Camera Workers | R, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 28 May 2020 

  • Documents
    Harold Mavius' ad for his Royal Studio, New Westminster, 1909.
    Harold Mavius' ad for his Royal Studio, New Westminster, 1909.
    From the Directory New Westminster City and the Municipalities of the Fraser Valley...1909, p. 112.
    Royal Studio (New Westminster) 'news' ad, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 30 May 1906, p. 5.
    Royal Studio (New Westminster) "news" ad, Chilliwack Progress, 30 May 1906, p. 5.
    This item appears to have first been published on 16 May 1906, p. 3.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Opened by Lionel Haweis in 1907 and likely 1906, he sold the studio in Jun 1909 to an ex-Vernon photographer named Harold Mauvius who continued to operate the studio under that name. By 1911 the studio was operated by Mrs. Agnes Wiggin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 5, 30 May 1906.
      News/ad item (see illustration)

    2. [S627] (Vancouver) World, (Vancouver: World), 7 Jun 1909.
      "Buys Photo Business."
      Email, M. Maisey to Mattison, 31 Jan 2017

    3. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905).
      New Westminster: not listed

    4. [S948] NW1908, (New Westminster, BC: Columbian Company, c1908), 23, 87.
      p. 23 (street directory): 286 Columbia St. Cunningham Block, offices, etc. Royal Studio, L. Haweis, proprietor.
      p. 87: "Haweis, L., photographer; 286 Columbia street."

      No listing under Royal Studio on p. 107

    5. [S949] NW1909, (New Westminster, BC: Columbian Company, c1909), 112.
      Ad: "H. Mauvius Photographer and Portrait Painter Royal Studio Opp. Post Office 610 Columbia St. New Westminster, B.C."
      Not listed under Royal Studio

    6. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      New Westminster: not listed

    7. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 1408.
      New Westminster: Royal Studio Agnes Wiggin prop 1-2 610 Columbia

    8. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 1521.
      New Westminster: Royal Studio Mrs A Wiggin prop 610 Columbia

    9. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 1714.
      New Westminster: Royal Studio Mrs Agnes Wiggin prop 610 Columbia

    10. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 1702.
      New Westminster: "Royal Studio Mrs Agnes Wiggin prop 610 Columbia"

    11. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      New Westminster: not listed