Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Steele and Company[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]



Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Steele and Company  
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1898-1900+  Fernie, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Branch studio 
    Business Address/Year Jul 1896  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Visit 
    Address:
    tent studio
    opposite Bank of Montreal
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1896, 1898  Trail, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Visit 
    Person ID I822  Camera Workers | S, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 30 Oct 2021 

  • Documents
    Steele and Company ad, Nelson <i>Miner</i>, 11 Jul 1896, p. 3.
    Steele and Company ad, Nelson Miner, 11 Jul 1896, p. 3.
    He was visiting from Winnipeg and operated in a tent studio.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Studio.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A Steele and Company photographer visited Trail in 1896 and 1898. Frederick Steele, then based in Winnipeg, operated out of a tent studio in Nelson in Jul 1896. The Fernie branch studio was owned by Frederick Steele of Calgary who had been employed by Hall and Lowe in Winnipeg between Jun 1886 and Mar 1887. It is not known who kept the Fernie branch open.

  • Sources 
    1. [S133] COLLECTION: BTCA.

    2. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.

    3. [S870] COLLECTION: SKPROV.

    4. [S925] Schofield (1913), Frank Howard Schofield, (Winnipeg, MB: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913), vol. 2, 158-159 (Reliability: 2).
      Digital facsimile URL (accessed 19 Jan 2017): https://archive.org/details/storyofmanitoba02schouoft

    5. [S8] Dempsey (1978), Dempsey, Hugh, (Calgary: Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1978).

    6. [S692] Correspondence, David Mattison.
      Letter, City of Trail Archives to Mattison, 8 Dec 1981.