Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

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As of 3 Mar 2017 all data from volume 1 of http://members.shaw.ca/bchistorian/cw1858-1950.html has been transferred to http://cameraworkers.davidmattison.com.

Photos

 Thumb   Description   Linked to   Last Modified 
Hastings Photo identification on front of photo mount.
Hastings Photo identification on front of photo mount.
This identification contains a street number not present in another similar identification (BC Archives accession 198202-004, box 3). Sir James Douglas died in 1877. 
  13 May 2021
Hastings Photo identification on front of photo mount.
Hastings Photo identification on front of photo mount.
Except for the lack of a street number, this is nearly identical to an identification on a portrait of Sir James Douglas (BC Archives accession 198202-004, box 3). 
  13 May 2021
Card mount bottom identifying the Savannah, Hastings Art Studio, Fort St., Victoria, BC.
Card mount bottom identifying the Savannah, Hastings Art Studio, Fort St., Victoria, BC.
 
  13 May 2021
Photographer O.C. Hastings.
Photographer O.C. Hastings.
Image courtesy of BC Archives, Visual Records call no. F-08610. 
  13 May 2021
A S.J. Thompson photo bearing his number 1290 prefixed by 'T' and credited to Shaw Brothers Limited by the latter.
A S.J. Thompson photo bearing his number 1290 prefixed by "T" and credited to Shaw Brothers Limited by the latter.
While the image content date of ca. 1891 is approximately correct, the Shaw Brothers were not in existence at that time. City of Vancouver Archives Item: Out P796.3 - View from Upper Springs Banff 
  25 Apr 2021
Portrait of A.E. Shaw attached to his 1943 declaration of intention to naturalize.
Portrait of A.E. Shaw attached to his 1943 declaration of intention to naturalize.
 
  24 Apr 2021
Imperial Photo Studio mount identification. A. Savard is identified as the proprietor.
Imperial Photo Studio mount identification. A. Savard is identified as the proprietor.
City of Vancouver Archives Item: CVA 174-19 - Portrait of small girl in checked dress, with Chihuahua beside her. The address dates the photo to between ca. 1896-1899. 
  22 Apr 2021

Documents

 Thumb   Description   Linked to   Last Modified 
Smith's Picture Shop ad, <i>Colonist</i>, 16 Nov 1947, p. 13
Smith's Picture Shop ad, Colonist, 16 Nov 1947, p. 13
The company continued in business past 1950. 
  14 May 2021
News article about the opening of the Rosetta Ann Studio, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 25 Feb 1942, p. 3.
News article about the opening of the Rosetta Ann Studio, Chilliwack Progress, 25 Feb 1942, p. 3.
 
  10 May 2021
Rosetta Ann Studio Christmas ad in October, likely meant for military families, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 25 Oct 1944, p. 6.
Rosetta Ann Studio Christmas ad in October, likely meant for military families, Chilliwack Progress, 25 Oct 1944, p. 6.
 
  10 May 2021
Rosetta Ann Studio ad targeting military families, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 13 Oct 1943, p. 8.
Rosetta Ann Studio ad targeting military families, Chilliwack Progress, 13 Oct 1943, p. 8.
 
  10 May 2021
R.A. Spencer Studio ad, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 22 May 1946, p. 14.
R.A. Spencer Studio ad, Chilliwack Progress, 22 May 1946, p. 14.
 
  9 May 2021
When Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Spencer of the Rosetta Ann Studio purchased Alexander Wilson's operation (Wilson's Photo and Art Studio), they ran this gracious ad, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 1 May 1946, p. 11.
When Mr. and Mrs. R.A. Spencer of the Rosetta Ann Studio purchased Alexander Wilson's operation (Wilson's Photo and Art Studio), they ran this gracious ad, Chilliwack Progress, 1 May 1946, p. 11.
 
  9 May 2021
Alexander Wilson thanked his Chilliwack customers for their patronage in this ad while encouraging them to give their support to the Rosetta Ann Studio owned by Mr. R.A. and Mrs. R.A. Spencer, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 8 May 1946, p. 14.
Alexander Wilson thanked his Chilliwack customers for their patronage in this ad while encouraging them to give their support to the Rosetta Ann Studio owned by Mr. R.A. and Mrs. R.A. Spencer, Chilliwack Progress, 8 May 1946, p. 14.
 
  9 May 2021
Alexander Wilson (Wilson Studio) ad, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 9 Jul 1924, p. 8.
Alexander Wilson (Wilson Studio) ad, Chilliwack Progress, 9 Jul 1924, p. 8.
 
  9 May 2021
Wilson Photo and Art Studio ad, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 15 May 1930, p. 4.
Wilson Photo and Art Studio ad, Chilliwack Progress, 15 May 1930, p. 4.
 
  9 May 2021
Aristo Studio ad, <i>Colonist</i>, 3 Feb 1915, p. 6
Aristo Studio ad, Colonist, 3 Feb 1915, p. 6
T.C. Smart's studio advertised extensively between 1914 and 1915, specializing in military portraits. 
  5 May 2021
Shaw Brothers ad, <i>Henderson's Greater Victoria Directory...1912</i>, p. 590.
Shaw Brothers ad, Henderson's Greater Victoria Directory...1912, p. 590.
 
  23 Apr 2021
Samuel Gray's ad announcing the opening of his Kelowna studio, <i>Penticton Press</i>, 10 Apr 1909, p. 3.
Samuel Gray's ad announcing the opening of his Kelowna studio, Penticton Press, 10 Apr 1909, p. 3.
 
  19 Apr 2021
E.S. Lake's ad for his grocery store and ill-fated photo studio, Penticton Press, 1 Aug 1908, p. 1
(At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.) 
  18 Apr 2021
F.L. Hacking's ad, <i>Henderson's Vancouver Directory 1910</i>, p. 740.
F.L. Hacking's ad, Henderson's Vancouver Directory 1910, p. 740.
 
  16 Apr 2021
Broadbridge Commercial Photo Company ad, <i>Henderson's City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory 1910</i>, p. 168.
Broadbridge Commercial Photo Company ad, Henderson's City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory 1910, p. 168.
 
  15 Apr 2021
Broadbridge-Bullen Photo Company ad, <i>Henderson's City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory 1909</i>, p. 191.
Broadbridge-Bullen Photo Company ad, Henderson's City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory 1909, p. 191.
 
  15 Apr 2021

Individuals

 ID   Last Name, Given Name(s)   Born/Christened   Location   Tree | Branch   Last Modified 
I2031 
Stephens, Charles B. 
   Camera Workers 15 May 2021
I2029 
Stanley Brothers (Vancouver : II) 
   Camera Workers 15 May 2021
I2030 
Stanley, Ken W. 
   Camera Workers 15 May 2021
I458 
Stanley Brothers (Vancouver : I and Nelson) 
   Camera Workers 15 May 2021
I2028 
Stanley, Roderick Salisbury 
b. 31 Aug 1914  Calgary, AB  Camera Workers 14 May 2021
I2027 
Speak, Doris Maud 
b. 1 Jul 1902  Nottingham, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 14 May 2021
I490 
Chapman, John Howard Arthur 
b. ca. 1862  Trowbridge, Wiltshire, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 14 May 2021
I2025 
Somerton, Herbert 
b. 1881?  Pakenham, ON  Camera Workers 13 May 2021
I2026 
Somerton Brothers 
   Camera Workers 13 May 2021
I187 
Hastings, Oregon Columbus 
b. 26 Apr 1846  Pontoosuc, Hancock County, IL  Camera Workers 13 May 2021
I813 
Smith, Charles Henry 
b. Sep 1871  Manchester, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 13 May 2021
I2024 
Smith's Picture Shop 
   Camera Workers 13 May 2021
I2021 
C.H. Smith and Company 
   Camera Workers 12 May 2021
I2023 
Smith, Edward J.C. 
   Camera Workers 12 May 2021
I2022 
Smith, Charles W. 
   Camera Workers 12 May 2021
I2019 
Smith, Mary Ellen 
b. 9 Jul 1887  ON  Camera Workers 11 May 2021
I2020 
Smith, Robert Lorne 
b. 18 Nov 1918  Saskatoon, SK  Camera Workers 11 May 2021
I1345 
Delmar Portrait Studio 
   Camera Workers 11 May 2021
I2018 
Simpson, George Norman Yale 
b. 8 Nov 1915  Victoria, BC  Camera Workers 10 May 2021
I2016 
Spencer, Rosetta Ann 
b. 1907  Liverpool, Lancashire, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 10 May 2021
I2017 
Wilson's Photo and Art Studio 
   Camera Workers 10 May 2021
I1514 
R.A. Spencer Studio 
   Camera Workers 10 May 2021
I1513 
Rosetta Ann Studio 
   Camera Workers 10 May 2021
I1176 
Grant, Charles W. 
   Camera Workers 9 May 2021
I1507 
Wilson, Alexander 
b. 1 Feb 1886  Edinburgh, Scotland, UK  Camera Workers 9 May 2021
I1518 
Spencer, Robert Alfred 
b. 9 Feb 1886  Beeston, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 9 May 2021
I2015 
Speers, Ross 
   Camera Workers 9 May 2021
I430 
Snelling, Azalia Maude 
b. 19 Sep 1898  Edgefield, Norfolk, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 9 May 2021
I2014 
Silvertone Photos 
   Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I2013 
Silver Studio 
   Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I366 
Wadds, David 
b. 16 May 1871  Kilroot, Antrim, Ireland  Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I2012 
Shotridge, Louis (Situwaka) 
b. 15 Apr 1883  Klukwan, AK  Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I940 
Severance, Fred Adrian 
b. 13 Jul 1877  St. Johns, Multnomah County, OR  Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I1062 
Electric Photo Studio 
   Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I51 
Selwood, Archibald Gordon 
b. 16 Jan 1881  Chester, Cheshire, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I2011 
Schenck, George W. 
b. 1862?  Nordheim, Germany  Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I946 
Fricke and Schenck 
   Camera Workers 8 May 2021
I1470 
Schultz, Walter K. 
   Camera Workers 7 May 2021
I608 
Scherenrel, T. 
   Camera Workers 7 May 2021
I2010 
Stephen's Studio 
   Camera Workers 6 May 2021
I2009 
Stephen, William Alexander Roy 
b. 2 Oct 1898  Saskatchewan  Camera Workers 6 May 2021
I2008 
Stevely, William 
b. 30 Sep 1912  Maxwellton, SK  Camera Workers 6 May 2021
I815 
Smith, Walter Bowden 
b. 18 May 1879  Victoria, BC  Camera Workers 6 May 2021
I2007 
Simon, Julius Bertram 
b. 2 Jan 1876  St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, UK  Camera Workers 6 May 2021
I2006 
Simpson, Albert 
   Camera Workers 5 May 2021
I2005 
Smart, Thomas Cornelius 
b. 19 Jul 1865  Eng., UK  Camera Workers 5 May 2021
I600 
Aristo Studio 
   Camera Workers 5 May 2021
I2004 
Smallridge, Charles 
   Camera Workers 5 May 2021
I2003 
Smith, Harold 
   Camera Workers 5 May 2021
I959 
Smith, Gordon Stanley 
b. 22 Mar 1886  York, Eng., UK  Camera Workers 5 May 2021