Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

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 Thumb   Description   Linked to   Last Modified 
Hall and Lowe news, Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 22 Jun 1892, p. 5.
Hall and Lowe news, Victoria Colonist, 22 Jun 1892, p. 5.
This news item announced the opening of the remodelled Hall and Lowe studio. 
  21 Apr 2024
Hall and Lowe news, Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 8 Jun 1892, p. 5.
Hall and Lowe news, Victoria Colonist, 8 Jun 1892, p. 5.
Following the dissolution of the Hall and Lowe partnership, with Skene Lowe carrying on business in Victoria under the name, he commissioned the architect Thomas Hooper to make improvements to his studio space. 
  21 Apr 2024
Hall and Lowe ad, Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 23 May 1892, p. 7.
Hall and Lowe ad, Victoria Colonist, 23 May 1892, p. 7.
This dissolution of partnership ad is dated 1 May 1892. Skene Lowe would continue to operate as Hall and Lowe in Victoria and J.D. Hall would continue to run the Vancouver Photographic Company. 
  21 Apr 2024
S.A. Spencer news, Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 22 Mar 1882, p. 3.
S.A. Spencer news, Victoria Colonist, 22 Mar 1882, p. 3.
 
  21 Apr 2024
Mrs. R. Maynard ad, Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 26 Mar 1892, p. 8.
Mrs. R. Maynard ad, Victoria Colonist, 26 Mar 1892, p. 8.
In this ad she lets her customers know of her new address effective 28 Mar 1892 and thanked them for 30 years of business or since 1862. 
  20 Apr 2024
Dr. J. Calder ad, Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 23 Aug 1878, p. 1.
Dr. J. Calder ad, Victoria Colonist, 23 Aug 1878, p. 1.
This dentist utilized Spencer's studio address on Fort St. to better describe his office location. Spencer's studio was on the second floor of the Hayward and Jenkinson Block near Broad St., opposite Fell and Company's Grocery store. 
  16 Apr 2024
Mrs. R. Maynard's ad, Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 23 Oct 1874, p. 2.
Mrs. R. Maynard's ad, Victoria Colonist, 23 Oct 1874, p. 2.
She moved to this location following the construction of Richard's new boot and shoe store in the spring 1874 which he occupied in May 1874. Richard added to the building a purpose-built photographic gallery for his wife which she moved to from Johnson St. in the fall 1874. This ad was still being published in the Colonist in Jun 1875. 
  15 Apr 2024
Uren and Hoyt's ad, <i>Colonist</i> (Victoria), 2 May 1874, p. 2.
Uren and Hoyt's ad, Colonist (Victoria), 2 May 1874, p. 2.
 
  15 Apr 2024
W.B. Young news, <i>Victoria Daily Times</i>, 22 Jul 1922, p. 9.
W.B. Young news, Victoria Daily Times, 22 Jul 1922, p. 9.
 
  11 Apr 2024
A.H. Maynard ad, <i>Victoria Daily Times</i>, 9 May 1908, p. 9.
A.H. Maynard ad, Victoria Daily Times, 9 May 1908, p. 9.
 
  11 Apr 2024
Harold Mortimer-Lamb ad, Victoria <i>Times</i>, 28 Nov 1904, p. 6.
Harold Mortimer-Lamb ad, Victoria Times, 28 Nov 1904, p. 6.
In 1904 Mortimer-Lamb became a professional, portrait photographer. 
  10 Apr 2024
Portrait Supply Company ad, Victoria <i>Times</i>, 25 Apr 1902, p. 8.
Portrait Supply Company ad, Victoria Times, 25 Apr 1902, p. 8.
 
  8 Apr 2024
R. Maynard ad, Victoria <i>Times</i>, 9 Dec 1890, p. 3.
R. Maynard ad, Victoria Times, 9 Dec 1890, p. 3.
While late in his career as a photographer, this ad placed that role first, followed by his boot and shoe business. 
  7 Apr 2024
Mrs. R. Maynard and O.C. Hastings news, Victoria </i>Times</i>, 17 Jul 1886, p. 4.
Mrs. R. Maynard and O.C. Hastings news, Victoria Times, 17 Jul 1886, p. 4.
The individual described in this news item has not been identified. 
  6 Apr 2024
Spencer and Hastings news, Victoria <i>Tiimes</i>, 22 Dec 1885, p. 1.
Spencer and Hastings news, Victoria Tiimes, 22 Dec 1885, p. 1.
 
  6 Apr 2024
Mrs. Lavinia McCrea news, <i>Victoria Daily Times</i>, 2 Jul 1924, p. 6.
Mrs. Lavinia McCrea news, Victoria Daily Times, 2 Jul 1924, p. 6.
In a talk to the Kumtuks Club of Victoria she described her experience photographing for five years the inside of the second largest steel plant "in America". 
  2 Apr 2024
W.D. Simmonds ad, <i>Victoria Daily Times</i>, 14 May 1919, p. 12.
W.D. Simmonds ad, Victoria Daily Times, 14 May 1919, p. 12.
Simmonds advertised that he occupied the photographer Skene Lowe's former place of business at the corner of Yates and Douglas streets. Simmonds also indicated he was a World War One veteran. 
  31 Mar 2024
Maynard Building[?] construction cost[?], Victoria <i>Colonist</i>, 1 Jan 1892, p. 8.
Maynard Building[?] construction cost[?], Victoria Colonist, 1 Jan 1892, p. 8.
The $9,000.00 may be an assessed amount or the construction cost. J. Maynard is likely a typo for R. Maynard. 
  24 Mar 2024

Individuals

 ID   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Born/Christened   Location   Tree | Branch   Last Modified 
I434 
Maynard, Hannah Hatherly 
b. 17 Jan 1834  Bude, Cornwall, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 20 Apr 2024
I2372 
Portrait Supply Company 
   Camera Workers 8 Apr 2024
I2371 
Harris, H. 
   Camera Workers 8 Apr 2024
I1805 
Farmer, Lavinia 
b. 1867  Westminster Township, Middlesex County, ON  Camera Workers 2 Apr 2024
I1804 
McCrea, Lavinia 
b. 1867  Westminster Township, Middlesex County, ON  Camera Workers 2 Apr 2024
I310 
Coltart and Hatherley 
   Camera Workers 2 Apr 2024
I2045 
Simmonds, William De Lasaux 
b. 31 Jan 1879  London, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 31 Mar 2024
I492 
Hatherley, James Thomas 
b. 3 Aug 1865  Hartlepool, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 28 Mar 2024
I1355 
Leash, Homer Ellsworth 
b. 25 Dec 1879  Teegarden, IN  Camera Workers 24 Mar 2024
I624 
Ingersoll, Truman Ward 
b. 19 Feb 1862  St. Paul, MN  Camera Workers 22 Mar 2024