Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Muirhead Brothers[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]



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  • Name Muirhead Brothers  
    Gender Unknown 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1896-1906  Sidney, BC; Bennett, BC; Atlin, BC; Whitehorse, YT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Muirhead, Charles H. (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Muirhead, Lewis Potter Jr. (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I132  Camera Workers | M, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 26 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The partnership of C.H. and L.P. Muirhead who moved to northern BC and operated after the turn of the century in Atlin and Whitehorse. Examples of their photography can be found in The Mining Record (1900).
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: print surface usually captioned, sometimes dated and marked "Muirhead Bros." or "Muirhead".

  • Sources 
    1. [S43] COLLECTION: AHL.

    2. [S55] COLLECTION: BATM.

    3. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Muirhead Brothers Photographers fonds (Visual Records accession no. 198205-002, album)

    4. [S50] COLLECTION: AEUA.

    5. [S157] COLLECTION: OTUAR.

    6. [S35] HOD96, (Vancouver, B.C.: Hodgson and Co., 1896), 233.
      Classified: Photographers: Muirhead Bros. Sidney

    7. [S36] HEN97, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1897).
      Sidney: not listed

    8. [S38] HEN98, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1898).
      No listing for Atlin or Bennett

    9. [S40] WIL99, Williams, R.T., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Province Publishing Co., 1899).
      Atlin City and Bennett City: not listed

    10. [S39] HEN99, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1899).
      Atlin and Bennett: not listed

    11. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900).
      Atlin and Bennett: not listed

    12. [S42] HEN01, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1901).
      Atlin and Bennett: not listed

    13. [S781] HEN02, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1902).
      Atlin and Bennett: not listed

    14. [S648] Mining Record (BC), 161-170, May 1900.

    15. [S316] Jones (1976), Gordon Jones, (Sea Chest (June 1976):133-48).

    16. [S692] Correspondence, David Mattison.
      Letter, Yukon Archives to Mattison, 26 Mar 1982