Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Porter, Nathaniel Joseph[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1872 - 1953  (80 years)


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  • Name Porter, Nathaniel Joseph 
    Born 6 Oct 1872  Prince Edward Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1898-1899  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    109 Pandora Ave.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1900s-1910s  Moose Jaw, SK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1897?-1899  BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 20 Mar 1953  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 24 Mar 1953  Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Association Newman, Almeron (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I98  Camera Workers | P, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2017 

  • Documents
    N.J. Porter ad from his publication <i>Glimpses Through Moose Jaw and District</i>, 1903.
    N.J. Porter ad from his publication Glimpses Through Moose Jaw and District, 1903.
    Digital facsimile from Peel's Prairie Provinces (Peel 2711); URL (accessed 4 Jan 2017): http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/bibliography/2711.html

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: His obituary reported that he had toured the province as an itinerant photographer in 1897 with Almeron Newman in a horse-drawn cart. Most of the photographs were lost in a fire in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, in 1917. Married in 1898, he operated music and art stores in Moose Jaw from 1900-1922 when he joined the Osborne Calendar Co. He moved to Vancouver in 1937 and retired in 1951 after working as a salesman for Sutherland Press.

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] HEN98, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1898).

    2. [S39] HEN99, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1899).

    3. [S650] (Vancouver) Province, 3 (Reliability: 2), 25 Mar 1953.
      Obit.

    4. [S451] Silversides (1988), Brock V. Silversides, (Liaison 5, no. 2 (Fall 1988):18-23) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S652] BVIPA death registration index (Reliability: 2).
      Registration no. 1953-09-003606; digital facsimile URL (accessed 4 Jan 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/d3def68e-68e3-429f-b847-296094e3f9b8

    6. [S652] BVIPA death registration index (Reliability: 3).
      Registration no. 1953-09-003606; digital facsimile URL (accessed 4 Jan 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/d3def68e-68e3-429f-b847-296094e3f9b8