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Cockburn's Art Gallery[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]



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  • Name Cockburn's Art Gallery  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1908-1912  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    665 Granville Street
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Marsden, Henry Jr. (Relationship: Clerk) 
    Association Cockburn, James Andison (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Marsden, William (Relationship: Predecessor) 
    Person ID I1839  Camera Workers | C, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2021 

  • Documents
    Cockburn's Art Gallery ad, <i>The Week</i>, 28 Nov 1908, p. 8.
    Cockburn's Art Gallery ad, The Week, 28 Nov 1908, p. 8.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio; Photo supplies.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to a Dec 1908 newspaper ad, this firm was a successor to Will Marsden's photo supply house. The 1909 Vancouver directory, however, listed it as a photographers. The business was operated by J.A. Cockburn. Two members of the Marsden family worked there as clerks: Henry and Dorothy.

  • Sources 
    1. [S627] (Vancouver) World, (Vancouver: World), 20, 23 Dec 1908.
      Ad

    2. [S976] British Columbia Magazine, (Vancouver : Man-to-Man Co.), May 1908 (vol. 8, no. 5).
      Classified listing under Art Supplies.

    3. [S790] HENVAN08, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1908).
      Vancouver: not listed

    4. [S791] HENVAN09, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1909), 576.
      Vancouver: Cockburn's Art Gallery J A Cockburn prop photographers 665 Granville

    5. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 631.
      Vancouver: Cockburn's Art Gallery J A Cockburn prop photographers 665 Granville

    6. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 1140.
      Vancouver: Cockburns Art Gallery J A Cockburn prop photographers 665 Granville

    7. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 572.
      Vancouver: Cockburn's Art Gallery J A Cockburn prop photogrs 665 Granville

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