Camera Workers: The British Columbia Photographic Directory, 1858-1950 - B - Volume 2 (1901-1950)

© 1999-2000 By David Mattison

B., W.W.
Smithers/ca. 1920.
Possibly Walter Wesley Baer.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

B & F Photographers.
Tete Jaune/ca. 1910.
Partnership of _____ Bowman and _______ Fuller, who also operated under the name Bowman-Fuller Post-Card Photographer.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bacon, J.W.
Enderby/1905.
REFERENCES: ___05.

Badham, Francis Molyne.
Parksville/1913-1914.
REFERENCES: VL1913, Parksville; ___14.

Baer, Walter Wesley.
Amateur.
Victoria/19__-ca. 1917; Vancouver/1924.
See also Camera Workers, vol. 1. A Rev. W.W. Baer lived in Vancouver in 1894-1895 , but it is not clear if this is the same individual. There was also a newspaper employee by this name in Vancouver around 1924.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: BL (print).
REFERENCES: VL1893, Victoria City (Baer, W. Wesley); Mattison (1985); Pierce (1985: 78; Walter M. or W. Baer).

Bagg, W.
Hazelton/ca. 1915.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Baglow, Frederick John
North Vancouver/1908-1909.
He was a partner in Baglow & Thorpe and Elliott & Baglow.
REFERENCES: VL1908, 1909/North Vancouver; Steele (1995 08 17, "Baglow & Elliott").

Baglow & Thorpe.
North Vancouver/ca. 1909.
Partnership of F.J. Baglow and ________ Thorpe.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (1995 08 17).

Bagshaw, Samuel Horace.
Shawnigan Lake/1913-1920.
REFERENCES: VL1913, 1916, 1920/Shawnigan Lake.

Bailey, George N.
Ashcroft/ca. 1905.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (1995 08 17).

Bailey, William.
Vancouver/1901.
REFERENCES: Mattison (1985).

Bailey Bros. Co. Ltd.
Vancouver/1901-193_.
When the company dissolved it was noted in one newspaper that it was one of the oldest companies incorporated under the 189_ Companies Act.
REFERENCES: Mattison (1985).

Bain, ________.
Prince Rupert/191_.
REFERENCES:

Baker, Corie R.
Vancouver/1913.
Proprietor of the American Studio Co.
REFERENCES: ___13.

Baker, Sydney Hiram.
Vancouver/1920-1928.
REFERENCES: ___24 (books); VL1920, 1924, 1928/Vancouver.

Baker, Maddison F.
Vancouver/1908-1911.
He operated the American Studio Co.
REFERENCES: ___09; ___10; ___11; __12; ___13.

Baker, S.H.
Glacier/ca. 1911-1915.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (1995 08 17).

Baker, Sid.
Vancouver/1950.
Framer.
He offered picture framing services.
REFERENCES: ___50.

Baker, Thomas Raymond.
Vancouver/1920.
REFERENCES: VL1920, Vancouver.

Baker, William Peacock (18__ __ __-1942 __ __).
Victoria/1901-1903; Vancouver/1913-1928.
59 ¼ or ½ Government/1902-1903.
Commercial.
REFERENCES: ___01; ___02; ___03; ___04; ___05; ___06; ___07; ___08; ___09; ___10; ___11; ___12; ___13; ___14; ___15; ___16; ___17; ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22; ___23; ___24 (no occupation); ___25; ___26; ___27; ___28; ___29; VL1913, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928/Vancouver.

Baldwin, ____________.
Campbell/19__.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (1995 08 17).

Ball, ____________ ( C ).
New Westminster/1925.
REFERENCES: Browne (1979).

Balts, ___________ ( C ).
Squamish/Whistler/1925.
REFERENCES: Browne (1979).

Banks, M.E.
Gibsons/ca. 1950.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (1995 08 17).

Bannister, Charles or Christopher.
Vancouver/1909-1910; 1918-1926, 1933, 1945, 1949.
Commercial.
Bannister, ____________ see also Bannister & Cooke; C. Bannister Ltd.; Photo-Arts Ltd.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Bannister Photo".
REFERENCES: ___09; ___10; VL1920, 1924, 1928 (n.l.), 1933/Vancouver (Christopher); ___49.

Bannister, Mary.
Vancouver/1920.
REFERENCES: VL1920, Vancouver.

Bannister & Cooke.
Vancouver/1909-1910.
Commercial.
Partnership of C. Bannister and F. Cooke.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: ___09; ___10.

Barbeau, Marius.
BC/1910s-1920s.
Ethnologist (amateur).
He photographed Nass River and Skeena River Natives.
COLLECTIONS: CMC.
REFERENCES: Francis (1996).

Barber, H.J.
Chilliwack/19__.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Barclay, A.C.
Vancouver/1946-1950.
He operated or worked at Van Dyke Studio.
REFERENCES: ___46; ___47; ___48; ___49; ___50.

Barclay, William Green.
Selkirk Mtns/ca. 1900; Michel/1903-1907; Iowalta (AB)/1907-1908; Nelson/1910-1911; Sparwood/1913-1916; Exshaw (AB)/191--1921; Fruitvale/1921-1939.
According to Trail researcher Courtney Palsson, Barclay moved to Fruitvale from Exshaw, Alberta, in 1921. According to Duncan Barclay, a son, "my father used to hike from Alberta all the way through this country with cameras and equipment taking pictures in logging camps all through Sparwood and places." Barclay's photographs were destroyed in 1939 when his house burned down during a massive forest fire.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards; cabinet cards (private).
IDENTIFYING MARKS: rubber stamp on verso of cabinet card (private): "W.G. Barclay, Photographer, Iowalta. - Alta, Canada."; cabinet print surface may be titled and numbered.
REFERENCES: ___10; VL1903, 1907/Michel; VL1911, Nelson; VL1913, 1916/Sparwood; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17); e-mail, C. Palsson, 1997.04.18.

Barclay Photographer.
West Vancouver/1944.
REFERENCES: ___44.

Barnes, H.T.
Port Hill (Idaho)/1910.
Location was a Kettle Valley Railway stop; Barnes may have photographed in BC.
REFERENCES: ___10.

Barnett, Fred.
Vancouver/1920.
REFERENCES: VL1920, Vancouver.

Barnett, Joseph.
Vancouver/1920-1924.
REFERENCES: VL1920, 1924/Vancouver.

Barr, John R.
Port Alberni/1948.
Partner in Sparshatt and Barr.
REFERENCES: ___48.

Barron, Mathew Ernest.
Victoria/1920.
REFERENCES: ___24 (foreman, Ormonds, wholesale confectioner); VL1920, Victoria.

Barrowclough, George Alfred.
Vancouver/1910-1916; 1924.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES:___10; ___11; ___12; ___13; ___14; ___15; ___16; ___17; ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22; ___23; ___24; VL1916, Vancouver; Steele (1995 08 17).

Bart, C.W.
Vancouver/1905 [01 05].
COLLECTIONS: CVanA.
REFERENCES: ___05.

Bartlet, Earl.
Fort Nelson/ca. 1940.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Barton, Elizabeth Hope McLean.
Victoria/1924.
REFERENCES: VL1924, Victoria.

Barton, George.
Cumberland/1920.
He operated as Barton's Photo Studio.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: VL1920, Cumberland; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Barton, Thomas.
Fernie/1920-1929; 1931-1934.
REFERENCES: VL1920, 1928, 1933/Fernie.

Barton, William.
Revelstoke/1916-1934.
REFERENCES: ___17; ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22; ___23; ___24; ___25; ___26; ___27; ___28; ___29; ___30; ___31; ___32; ___33; ___34; VL1916, 1924, 1933/Revelstoke.

Barton's Photo Studio.
Cumberland/1921-1922.
Operated by George Barton.
REFERENCES: ___21; ___22.

Barton Studio.
___________/1946-1950+.
REFERENCES: ___46; ___47; ___48; ___49; ___50.

Basher, T.L.
Vancouver/1908.
REFERENCES: ___08.

Bassett, Charles H.
Victoria/1921-1924.
REFERENCES: ___21; ___22; ___23; ___24.

Bavin, Hal.
Lake Windermere; Radium Hot Springs/ca. 1950.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Baxter, John Henry.
Nanaimo/1918-1927.
Victoria/1928-1931.
Nanaimo/1934-1950.
116 Commercial/1920-1921.
6A Commercial/1922-1925; 1941--1942.
134 Commercial/1926.
294 Elizabeth/1927.
101-1206 Douglas/1928-1930.
609 Yates/1931.
5 1/2 Commercial/1943-1945.
5 Commercial/1946.
85 Front/1947-1950.
HOME: 69 Strickland/1934.
564 Campbell/1935-1936.
Ladysmith/1937-1942.
Chase River/1943-1946.
He worked for the Dominion Photo Studio in 1918; was in partnership as Baxter & Bradford in 1920-1921; as McDonald & Baxter from 1922-1925; then operated under his own name in 1926-1927.
Relocating to Victoria, he worked for Campbell Studio from 1928-1930, then as a photographer for Shaw's Studio in 1931.
Moving back to Nanaimo he was there by 1934 as a photographer, worked as an insurance agent in Ladysmith from 1938-1940, then returned to Nanaimo as a photographer from 1941-1950. From 1947-1950 his firm name was Baxter's Studio.
REFERENCES: ___17; ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22; ___23; ___24; ___25; ___26; ___27; ___28; ___29; ___30; ___31; ___32 (n.l. Nanaimo); ___33; ___34; ___35 (photographer); ___36 (ditto); ___37 (at Ladysmith); ___38 (agt Metro Life); ___39 (ditto); ___40 (ditto); ___41; ___42; ___43; ___44; ___45; ___46; ___47; ___48; ___49; ___50; VL1920, 1928/Nanaimo.

Baxter & Bradford.
Nanaimo/1920-1921.
116 Commercial/1920-1921.
Partnership of John Henry Baxter and Alfred G. Bradford.
REFERENCES: ___19; ___20; ___21.

Baxter's Studio.
VARIANT: Baxter's Studios.
Nanaimo/1947-1950.
85 Front St./1947-1950.
Operated by John H. Baxter.
REFERENCES: ___48; ___49; ___50.

BC see British Columbia.

Beamish, Ludlow Hamilton.
North Vancouver ?/1928.
HOME ADDRESS: North Vancouver/1928.
REFERENCES: VL1928, North Vancouver.

Beattie-Noble.
Cranbrook/1924.
A.(Manfred?) was listed as a photographer in 1924.
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Beaumont, Henry A.
Vancouver/1913; 1915-1916.
6262 Fraser Ave./1916.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 66 52nd Ave./1913; 52 52nd Ave. E./1914-1916.
No business address is shown for 1913 or 1915; in 1916 he operated as Beaumont & Son.
REFERENCES: HE_12 (n.l.); HEN13; HEN14 (carpenter); HEV15; ___16; ___17 (n.l.).

Beaumont, Vernon.
Vancouver/1916.
6262 Fraser Ave./1916.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 52 52nd Ave. E./1916.
He was in partnership with his father as Beaumont & Son.
REFERENCES: ___16; ___17.

Beaumont & Son.
Vancouver/1916.
6262 Fraser Ave./1916.
Partnership of H.A. Beaumont and his son Vernon.
REFERENCES: ___16; ___17 (n.l.).

Beckway, William ( C ).
Victoria/1930s*.
REFERENCES: Browne (1979).

Beech, Alan E.
Salmon Arm/1939.
He operated under the name Ajax Photo Studio.
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Beesley, Ross ( C ).
Victoria et al/late 1920s*-mid-1960s*.
Newsreel.
He had a long career and was affiliated with _______________.
COLLECTIONS:
REFERENCES: Browne (1979); Duffy (1986).

Belcher, C_______ A_________.
Victoria/1946-1950.
He operated under the names Belcher's MovieSnaps and Belcher's Photography.
REFERENCES: ___46; ___47; ___48; ___49; ___50.

Belcher's MovieSnaps.
Victoria/1946-1948.
Operated by C.A. Belcher and E.N. Sparshott in 1946, then by Mrs. G.M. Sparshott in 1948.
REFERENCES: ___46; ___47; ___48; ___49; ___50.

Belcher's Photography.
Victoria/1950.
REFERENCES: ___50.

Bell, A.
De Roche/1910.
REFERENCES: ___10.

Bell, A.J.
Chilliwack/1910.
REFERENCES: ___10.

Bell, Frank Harold.
Penticton/1921-1922; Shawnigan Lake/1933-1934.
In Penticton he operated under the name Bell Studio.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Bell Photo".
REFERENCES: ___21; ___22; ___33; ___34; VL1933, Shawnigan Lake.

Bell, Henry W.
Vancouver/1910.
REFERENCES: ___10.

Bell, Joseph.
Vancouver/1908-1911.
REFERENCES: ___08; ___09; ___10; ___11.

Bell Studio.
Penticton/1921-1922.
REFERENCES: ___21; ___22; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Belt-Hamlin, Mrs. Ethelyn.
Vancouver/1935.
Commercial.
A manager of Bridgman's Studio Limited in 19__, she operated under the portrait studio The Child's Houseunder the business name Aunt Molly in 1935.

Benson, Rupert Eli.
Revelstoke/1907-1908; Prince Rupert/1916-1934; ____________/1946.
He operated in Revelstoke as Benson & Tucker.
REFERENCES: ___17; ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22; ___23; ___24; ___25; ___26; ___27; ___28; ___29; ___30; ___31; ___32; ___33; ___34; ___35; ___36; ___37; ___38; ___39; ___40; ___41; ___42; ___43; ___44; ___45; ___46; VL1916, 1920, 1933/Prince Rupert; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Benson & Tucker.
Revelstoke/1907-1908.
Partnership of R.E. Benson and E.F. Tucker.
REFERENCES: Newspaper ad (1907 05); ___07; ___08.

Bentley, Percy (1882 08 19, London, UK-1968 0_ __, Vancouver, BC).
Vancouver/1914-1962.
Trained under Richard N. Speight in London, he arrived in Canada in 1910 or 1911, lived in Montreal for a year, then moved to Vancouver in 1912. He established the Dominion Photo Co. in November 1915. In 1946 he joined the Royal Photographic Society as a lifetime member. Among his hobbies was photomicrography. He joined the Vancouver Rotary Club in 1915.
Bentley's wife died in 1963 and he was survived by his son Robert and daughter Mrs. Dorothy Mason, both of Vancouver, BC.
COLLECTIONS: see Dominion Photo Co.
REFERENCES: ___14; VL1916, 1924, 1933/Vancouver; The Rotor, 1932 05 13; Vancouver Art Gallery (1976); Pierce (1985: 121; "T. Bentley"; Presentation House Gallery (1986).

Benyon, William.
Port Simpson/1918.
REFERENCES: ___18.

Berg, John.
Vancouver/1948.
Berg, John see also Paramount Studio (Paramount Ltd.).
REFERENCES: ___48; D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Bernstein, __________.
Elko/ca. 1920.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Best, Geoffry Charles.
Victoria/1920-1924.
REFERENCES: VL1920-1924/Victoria.

Best, W.H.
Vancouver/1933-1935.
REFERENCES: ___33; ___34; ___35.

Bews, Walter.
Revelstoke/ca. 1909.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bigelow, Elva J.
Vancouver/1938.
Worked for PhotoCraft.
REFERENCES: ___38.

Bigelow, William Samuel.
Victoria/1913.
REFERENCES: VL1913, Victoria.

Bilvic, __________.
Dawson Creek/ca. 1950.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bing, Jair W.
Vancouver/1924.
80 Pender E./1924.
REFERENCES: ___24; ___25.

Binning, Robert Jaffrey.
Cranbrook/1908-1922.
REFERENCES: ___08; ___09; ___10; ___11; ___12; ___13; ___14; ___15; ___16; ___17; ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22; VL1908, 1916, 1920/Cranbrook; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Birch, __________.
Terrace ?/ca. 1910.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bird, Harry Edward.
Vancouver/1909*.
REFERENCES:

Bishop & Christie.
Vancouver/1916.
421 Granville St./1916.
Supplies.
Although in business as a supply house, this firm employed photographers on staff. H.E. Bullen, for example, was listed as a photographer in 1916. The company was managed by David H. Christie.
REFERENCES: ___16; ___17;

Bitzer, G.W. (Billy) ( C ).
CPR line/1899*.
REFERENCES: Browne (1979).

Bjornson, Bjorn A.
Vancouver/1947-1950.
He worked at or operated the Vincent Studio.
REFERENCES: ___47; ___48; ___49; ___50.

Black, John V.
Vancouver/1905-1906.
544 Granville St.
HOME ADDRESS: 410 Pender St.
Commercial.
REFERENCES: HEN05; HEVAN06.

Blackwell, Gordon D.J.
VARIANT: Blackwell's.
Williams Lake/1947-1950+?
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17); D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Blair, William.
Victoria/1901-1920.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Blair's [Photographic] Studio.
Victoria/1918-1921.
REFERENCES: ___18.

Bland, F.J.
Whonnock/1901-1903.
REFERENCES:

Blankenberg, [John M. ?].
Alaska; northern BC ?; Yukon Territory/ca. post-1897-1900+.
Commercial.
A John M. Blankenberg photographed in Alaska and the Yukon Territory in the years following the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-99. According to Steele's list, a Blankenberg produced a "B.C. Ship Card" ca. 1920.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Blankenberg Photo".
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Blome, John Henry.
Ashcroft/19__; Grand Forks/1901.
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1997.05.20 (Ashcroft).

Blundell, ___________.
Salmon Arm/1942-1944.
Operated under the name Blundell Studios.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17) ; D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Blundell Studios.
Salmon Arm/1942-1944.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17); D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Blyth, Frederick William George.
Victoria/1914, 1933; Vancouver/1920-1924.
In 1924 he operated or worked for the Commercial Photo Co.
REFERENCES: VL1920, 1924/Vancouver; VL1933, Victoria.

Boak, George see Buck, George H.

Bobbett, Sidney Fox.
Esquimalt/1911; 1916.
REFERENCES: VL1911, VL1916/Esquimalt.

Bonine, Robert ( C ).
BC/Yukon Territory/1899-1900.
He was employed by the Edison Manufacturing Co.
REFERENCES:

Bonner, Constance Margaret.
Cobble Hill/1928-1950+.
HOME ADDRESS: Cobble Hill/1928.
Illustrator.
REFERENCES: VL1928, Cobble Hill; D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Bonter, N.A.
Vancouver/1950.
Managing director of Aero Surveys Ltd.
REFERENCES: ___50.

Booth, Alfred E. ( C ).
BC/1929-1950s*.
COLLECTIONS: BCA (films; videos).
REFERENCES: Browne (1979).

Boothe, John Howard ( C ).
Vancouver-Penticton/1930-1932*.
In 1920 he was one of the directors of the newly incorporated Motion Skreenadz. He was briefly affiliated with Vancouver Motion Pictures in the early 1930s.
REFERENCES: ___24 (manager); Browne (1979); Mattison (1986).

Borden, George.
Vancouver/1910.
He operated the Electric Studio with G.H. Buck in 1910.
REFERENCES: ___09; ___10; ___11.

Botham, C.L.
Hazelton/pre-1929?.
Possibly same person as a Charles Botham who worked as a forest ranger between at least 1938-1943.
REFERENCES: ___24 (n.l.); Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Boulton, Winnifred Mary.
New Westminster/1920-1924; Burnaby ?/1933.
HOME ADDRESS: Burnaby/1933.
REFERENCES: VL1920, 1924/New Westminster; VL1933, Burnaby.

Bourne, C.R.
Atlin/ca. 1907.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bourne, Clifford ( C ).
Victoria/1933*.
REFERENCES:

Bourne, Roger Erleigh ( C ).
Vancouver/1924-1933.
He was one of the owners and cinematographer for Vancouver Motion Pictures.
REFERENCES: VL1933, Vancouver; ___24 (no occup.); Browne (1979); Mattison (1986).

Bowdery, J.W. (amateur C).
Vancouver/1930s*.
REFERENCES:

Bowman-Fuller Post-Card Photographer.
Tete Jaune Cache/ca. 1910.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (1995 08 17).

Boxell, Augustus G.
Vancouver/1908*.
REFERENCES:

Boyce, Phyllis Mary.
Vancouver/1933.
REFERENCES: VL1933, Vancouver.

Bradbury, Charles.
Comox-Courtenay/1908-1911.
Vancouver/1912; 1916-1917; 1922.
Amateur.
A telegrapher, he photographed throughout the Vancouver region as well as along the Sunshine Coast.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: ___07; ___08; ___09; ___10; ___11; ___12 (telegrapher); ___13; ___14; ___15; ___16 (photographer); ___17 (no occup.); ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22 (telegrapher); ___23; ___24; ___25; ___26; ___27; ___28; ___29; ___30; ___31; ___32; ___33; ___34; ___35; ___36; ___37; ___38; ___39; VL, 1908, 1911/Comox (telegrapher); Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Braderick, C.J.
Bowen Island/ca. 1930.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bradford, Alfred G.
Nanaimo/1920-1921.
Commercial.
116 Commercial/1920-1921.
He was a partner in Baxter & Bradford.
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Brandvold, Emil and Ottar( C ).
Garibaldi Park/1940s.
Amateur.
They filmed their explorations along with Joan Mathews of Garibaldi Park and the building of the Diamond Head Chalets.
COLLECTIONS: BCA (oral history interview with Joan Mathews).
REFERENCES: Duffy (1986).

Brazill, _____________ ( C ).
Vancouver/1919-1920*.
REFERENCES: Browne (1979).

Brethertin, James ( C ).
Victoria/1933-1934*.
REFERENCES: Browne (1979).

Brewer, Frederick D.
Vancouver/1940?-1947?.
He worked at the Mayfair Studio.
REFERENCES: ___39; ___40; ___41; ___42; ___43; ___44; ___45; ___46; ___47; ___48.

Brewster, Jack ( C ).
Rocky Mountains/1936*.
He worked out of Banff according to D.M. Stewart.
REFERENCES: Browne (1979); D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Brewster, James E.
Salmon Arm/1938.
He operated under the name Ajax Photo Studio.
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Bridgman, Archibald Thomas Reed.
Vancouver/1915-1942.
Commercial.
He incorporated as Bridgman's Studio Limited.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: ___15; ___16; ___17; ___18; ___19; ___20; ___21; ___22; ___23; ___24; ___25; ___26; ___27; ___28; ___29; ___30; ___31; ___32; ___33; ___34; ___35; ___36; ___37; ___38; ___39; ___40; ___41; ___42; VL1920, 1924, 1928/Vancouver; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bridgman, Herbert S.
Vancouver/1942-1946.
REFERENCES:

Bridgman's Studio Limited.
Vancouver/1915-1948.
Incorporated by A.T.R. Bridgman in 19__; dissolved in 19__. Mrs. Ethelyn Belt-Hamlin was a manager in 19__ and Leonard A. Watson in 1946-1948.
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Brightman, Harold Edward.
Vancouver/1915-1916.
REFERENCES: ___15; VL1916, Vancouver.

Brighton Studio.
New Westminster/1924-1925.
Operated or managed by C.E. Stride in 1924.
REFERENCES: ___24; ___25 (n.l. ??).

Brikain, John.
Newton Station/1934.
REFERENCES: ___34.

B.C. Amateur Photographic Society.
Vancouver/1918.
REFERENCES:

British Columbia Civil Service Camera Club.
Victoria/early 1940s?-1944.
Amalgamated with the Victoria Photographic Society in 1944 to form the Victoria Camera Club.
REFERENCES: Victoria Camera Club (1995).

British Columbia Government Travel Bureau, Photography Branch (P & C ).
Victoria/193_-1950+.
Directed by C.R.D. Ferris who was assisted and later succeeded by R.L. Colby.
COLLECTIONS: BCA (films; videos).
REFERENCES: Duffy (1986); Mattison (1986).

B.C. Military Art Co.
Vancouver/1917.
REFERENCES:

British Columbia Patriotic and Educational Picture Service.
Victoria/1920-ca. 1927.
Created to counter the unpatriotic and jingoistic influences of American films, this short-lived agency was the first of its kind at the provincial level. Its director was a dentist, Dr. Albert Richard Baker, whose chief supplier of film footage was A.D. Kean. BCPEPS also purchased footage from other independent camera operators.
COLLECTIONS: BCA (videos; textual records, GR-1323, Dept. of the Attorney General); NAC (films; videos).
REFERENCES: Browne (1979); Mattison (1985); Duffy (1986); Mattison (1986); Duffy & Mattison (1989).

B.C. Photo Card Co.
Vancouver/ca. 1910.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

British Columbia Photo Engraving Co. Ltd.
VARIANT: British Columbia Engraving Co. Ltd.
Victoria/1900-1909.
26 Broad/1900-1901.
1124 Broad/1909.
Printer.
Managed by W.H. Legg in 1900-1901 and by John Nelson in 1909.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: "B.C. Photo - Eng. Co. Vic."; "B.C. Photo"; "B.C.P.E. Co."; "B.C.P.E. Co. Vic.".
REFERENCES: ___00; ___01; ___02; ___03; ___04; ___05; ___06; ___07; ___08; ___09; ___10 (n.l.).

B.C. Portrait Co.
Vancouver/1902-1903.
48 Inns of Court/1902-1903.
Studio?.
Operated by Charles Layland.
REFERENCES: ___02; ___03.

B.C. Press Agency.
Victoria/1950.
REFERENCES:

B.C. Repro-Electro Co.
Penticton/1923.
REFERENCES:

British Photo Co.
Vancouver/1918.
REFERENCES: ___18.

Broadbridge, Richard.
Vancouver/1908-1915.
Commercial.
In 1908-1909 he operated in partnership as the Broadbridge-Bullen Photo Co. and in 1910-1911 under the name Broadbridge Commercial Photo Co.
One of the finest of Edwardian-era Vancouver photographers, he moved to Australia. One of his more interesting series of landscape views and outdoor portraits documented the BC portion of Thomas W. Wilby's cross-Canada trip by automobile in 1912.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: BL (prints); postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface usually captioned, numbered, dated and signed or marked.
REFERENCES: VL1911, Vancouver; Pierce (1985: 70, 112); Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Broadbridge-Bullen Photo Co.
Vancouver/1908-1909.
Partnership of Richard Broadbridge and H.E. Bullen.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Broadbridge Commercial Photo Co.
Vancouver/1910-1911.
Firm name of Richard Broadbridge.
REFERENCES:

Broadway Photo Co.
Vancouver/1927-1930.
Operated or managed by G.E. D'Arcy Hodsoll in 19__-19__.
REFERENCES:

Broadway Studio.
Vancouver/1922-1929.
160 E. Broadway/1923-1926.
Operated or managed by M.J. Fraser in 1923-1926. George Knox was associated with the business in 1925.
REFERENCES: ___22; WRI23; ___24; ___25; ___26; ___27; ___28; ___29.

Broderick, Chris J.
Vancouver/1934-1935.
Partner in Broderick & Daniel.
REFERENCES: ___34; ___35; ___36; ___37; ___38; ___39; ___40; ___41; ___42; ___43; ___44; ___45; ___46; ___47; ___48; ___49; ___50 (salesman, Coml Chem.).

Broderick & Daniel.
Vancouver/1934-1935.
Partnership of C.J. Broderick and W.G. Daniel.
REFERENCES:

Brooks, Edward Coley.
Nanaimo/1902-1904; 1908*.
See also Camera Workers, vol. 1.
REFERENCES: VL1908, Nanaimo; Mattison (1985).

Brooks, Frances or Francis Elmer.
Clayton/1909-1911.
REFERENCES: VL1909, VL1911/Clayton.

Brown, __________.
Prince Rupert/ca. 1918-1920.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Brown Photo".
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Brown, __________.
Vancouver/1940.
Brown, __________ see also Brown & Hughes
REFERENCES:

Brown, B.Y.
Victoria/ca. 1913.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Brown, Claude J.
Victoria/1912-1917.
1214 Government/1912; 801 Yates St./1917.
Commercial.
He worked as a photographer for the Star Studio (1912).
REFERENCES: ___12; ___13; ___14; ___15; ___16; HE_17.

Brown, Mrs. C.J.
Victoria/1915.
REFERENCES:

Brown, Mrs. D.
Victoria/1917.
801 Yates St./1917.
REFERENCES:

Brown, G.C.
Quesnel/ca. 1940.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Brown, G.T.
Quesnel/ca. 1920.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Brown, H.E.
Atlin/post 1900.
REFERENCES: Grainger (1992).

Brown, K.S.
Stuart Lake/ca. 1925.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Brown, Percy Harry James.
Vancouver/1909-1911.
REFERENCES: VL1909, VL1911/Vancouver.

Brown, Robert Frank L.
Vancouver/1928.
Operated R.F.L. Brown & Co. in 1928. May be same person as Robert Frederick Lyons Brown.
REFERENCES:

Brown, Robert Frederick Lyons.
Vancouver/1916-1924.
HOME ADDRESS: Vancouver/1916-1924.
Commercial.
He operated as Ask Us Photographers in 1920 and in 1921 in partnership as Lennox & Brown. By 1924 he operated under the firm name R.F.L. Brown & Co. May also have worked under the name Robert Frank L. Brown in 1928.
REFERENCES: VL1916, 1920, 1924/Vancouver.

Brown, W.
New Westminster/1910.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Brown & Hughes.
Vancouver/1940.
Partnership of __________ Brown and _________ Hughes.
REFERENCES:

Brown, Seligman & Brown.
Vancouver/1911.
REFERENCES:

Browning, Edwin Harold.
Victoria/1913-1921.
In 1917 he was listed as a photographer for Spencer's.
REFERENCES: ___12 (tailor, Allen & Co.); VL1913, VL1916, 1920/Victoria.

Buchholz, F.A.
Nelson/1908; Nakusp/ca. 1920.
Commercial.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: BCA (prints); BL (print); postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface captioned and marked "F.A. Buchholz, Nelson, B.C.".
Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Buck, George H.
VARIANT: Boak, George.
Vancouver/1910-1919.
He operated the Electric Studio.
REFERENCES:

Buck, John.
Nanaimo/1913-1933.
REFERENCES: VL1913, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928, 1933/Nanaimo.

Buckham, J.A.
Golden/ca. 1912.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Buckna, ___________.
Creston/ca. 1940.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
REFERENCES: Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bull, William Alfred.
Victoria/1913; 1918.
He managed or operated the Victoria Art Emporium (1918).
REFERENCES: ___18; VL1913, Victoria.

Bullen, Harry Elder (1880 __ __-1963 __ __).
Vancouver/1909-1948 (1946 last class.).
653 Granville St./1909 ; 518 W. Hastings St./1910 ; 743 W. Pender St./1910-1912 ; 810 W. Hastings St./1915 ; 421 Granville St./1916-1917.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 522 Hornby St./1909 ; 1044 Hornby St./1910 ; 1813 Morton St./1911 ; 1830 Alberni St./1912 ; 810 - 1154 Gilford St./1914 ; 2061 Beach Ave./1915-1916 ; W. 43rd Ave. near Carnarvon/1917.
Commercial ; Printer.
He was a partner in the Broadbridge-Bullen Photo Co. in 1909, then formed his own company the following year (Bullen Photo Co.). From 1910 to 1912 he was in partnership as Bullen & Lamb. He worked for the BC Electric Railway as a clerk and photographer in 1913 and 1914, then may have operated on his own as a photographer in 1915. By 1916 he was employed as a photographer by Bishop & Christie, but was listed as a printer for that company the next year. Between 1921-1923 he was a photographer for the Canadian Photo Co.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: CVA (prints); postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: HEVAN09; HEVAN10; H__11; H__12; ___13; ___14; ___15; ___16; ___17; VL1920, VL1924, 1928/Vancouver; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bullen & Lamb.
Vancouver/1910-1912.
743 W. Pender St./1910-1912; 737 W. Pender St./1911.
Partnership of H.E. Bullen and R.W. Lamb.
COLLECTIONS: CVanA (prints); postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: HEVAN10; H__11; H__12; British Columbia Magazine (June 1911): class. PHOTOGRAPHERS; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).

Bullen Photo Co.
Vancouver/1910; 1924-1929.
518 W. Hastings St./1910.

H.E. Bullen operated under this name.
COLLECTIONS: CVanA (prints); postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface signed "Bullen Photo".
REFERENCES: HEVAN10 (ad); ___24; ___29; Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17); Francis (1996: 97).

Burhoe, Ed.
Smithers/1940; Duncan/1950.
REFERENCES:

Burns, George.
Victoria/1946-1950.
REFERENCES:

Burns, Thomas.
Victoria/1932-1934.
HOME ADDRESS: Saanich/1933.
REFERENCES: VL1933, Saanich.

Burrard Photo Arts Supply Co.
Vancouver/1923-1927.
Owned and operated by S.J. Thompson and S. Cecil C. Thompson. The company was renamed Photo Arts Ltd. in 1927.
REFERENCES: ___23; ___24; ___25; ___26; ___27.

Burrows, _________.
Nanaimo/1905.
Partner in Burrows & McConnell.
REFERENCES:

Burrows & McConnell.
Nanaimo/1905.
Partnership of __________ Burrows and _________ McConnell.
REFERENCES:

Butcher, Percy A.
Vancouver/1946?.
He operated the Artona Studio.
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Button, Fred.
Port Simpson/1910*; Prince Rupert/1925.
Commercial ?.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: postcards.
IDENTIFYING MARKS: Prints captioned, e.g. "No. 2 S.S. Port Simpson 'Made the Turn' Now Shooting 'Head First' Through The Big Canyon In A Few Minutes. F. Button Photo Pr Rupert No. 29__."
REFERENCES: ___25; Terrace Herald, 1968 02 28/6 (photo caption); Steele (Draft, 1995 08 17).