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

1999-2007 By David Mattison

Updated: 2006.08.28.


Eason, Arthur Ephriam.
Chilliwack/1920.
REFERENCES: VL1920, Chilliwack.

Easthope, Edwin Frederick.
New Westminster/1894-1901 Vancouver/1897-1899 1902-1904 Victoria/1923-1930.
620 Columbia St. (Hawley Block, New Westminster)/1901 610 Granville St. (Vancouver)/1902-1904.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 2532 Columbia St. (Vancouver?)/1902 1346 Howe St. (Vancouver)/1903-1904 Victoria/1923-1930.
Commercial.
See also Camera Workers, vol. 1.
Perhaps after his New Westminster operation failed, Easthope went back to work for S.J. Thompson in Vancouver by 1903 he was a photographer for Thompson. Easthope relocated to Victoria in the early 1920s.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS:
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: H__01 HEN02 HEN03 HEN04 ___05 ___06 ___07 ___08 ___09 ___10 ___11 ___12 ___13 ___14 ___15 ___16 ___17 ___18 ___19 ___20 ___21 ___22 ___23 ___24 ___25 ___26 ___27 ___28 ___29 ___30 VL1924, 1928/Victoria Mattison (1985).

Easthope Studio.
_______________/19__.
Owned by E.F. Easthope.
REFERENCES:

Eastley, Dorothy Lucie.
Vancouver/1918-1921.
Photo finisher.
She worked for the Vancouver Photo Co.
REFERENCES: ___18 ___19 ___20 ___21 VL1920, Vancouver.

Eastley, Thomas B.
Vancouver/1918-1921.
Commercial.
He worked for the Vancouver Photo Co.
REFERENCES: ___18 ___19 ___20 ___21 VL1920, Vancouver [??].

Eckoff, A.T.
Vancouver/1918-1919 Prince Rupert/1925-1929.
Commercial.
He worked for the Granville Studio in 1918-1919 and operated under the name Eckoff Studio in Prince Rupert in 1925.
REFERENCES: ___18 ___19 ___20 ___21 ___22 ___23 ___24 ___25 ___26 ___27 ___28 ___29.

Econom, Dimitri.
Vancouver/1928.
Assistant.
He worked at the Grandy Studio.
REFERENCES: ___28 VL1928, Vancouver.

Econom, Nicolai (Nick).
Vancouver/1928-1933.
He was the proprietor of the Grandy Studio.
REFERENCES: VL1928 (Nicolai), 1933 (Nick)/Vancouver.

Eden, Joseph Gallilco.
Vancouver/1920.
REFERENCES: VL1920, Vancouver.


Edis, Olive.
England/1905- British Columbia/1920.
Commercial (visit).
An Engish photographer from Sheringham, Norfolk, Olive Edis, whose uncle was president of the Canadian Pacific Railway, obtained a commission to take photographs in Canada in areas through which the rail line passed. During this trip she used Autochrome technology.
COLLECTONS/FORMATS: Autochrome.
IDENTIFING MARKS: Some prints contain her monogram, an " O" surmounting an " E" and joined by a vertical line.
REFERENCES: Sampson (2006).


Edmonds Studio.
Burnaby/1929[?]-1938.
Owned by Gaston Lorimy.
REFERENCES: ___29 ___30 ___31 ___32 ___33 ___34 ___35 ___36 ___37 ___38.

Edwards, Edgar Herbert (1870?-1947).
Vancouver/1901-1911.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR:.
Commercial.
See also Camera Workers, vol. 1. He was a partner in the Edwards Bros. studio.
REFERENCES: VL1933, Vancouver Mattison (1985).

Edwards, George William (1867-1944).
Vancouver/1901-1907.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 1442 Haro St./1901-.
Commercial.
See also Camera Workers, vol. 1. The senior partner in the Edwards Bros.
REFERENCES: Mattison (1985).

Edwards, John Bedford.
North Vancouver/1932 Vancouver/1933-1934.
HOME ADDRESS: North Vancouver/1933.
REFERENCES: VL1933, North Vancouver.

Edwards Bros.
Vancouver/1901-1911.
621 Granville St./1911
See also Camera Workers, vol. 1.
REFERENCES: British Columbia Magazine (June 1911): class. PHOTOGRAPHERS Mattison (1985).

Egerton, Francis Le B.
Vancouver/1910-1913 or 1914.
518 W. Hastings St./1910 (BCER)/1911.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 1512 Yew St./1910 2 - 980 Denman St./1911 5 - 1974 Georgia St./1912.
Commercial.
He worked for the Bullen Photo Co. in 1910, then was listed as the official photographer with the BC Electric Railway, a position which H.E. Bullen, his former employer, assumed in 1913 and/or 1914.
COLLECTIONS:
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: HEN10 HEVAN10 HE_11 HE_12 HE_13 HE_14.

Eggett, William James.
West Vancouver ?/1916.
HOME ADDRESS: West Vancouver/1916.
REFERENCES: VL1916, West Vancouver.

Eldridge, Arthur H.
Vancouver/1926-1932.
Commercial.
REFERENCES: ___25 (retired) ___26 (photog) ___27 ___28 ___29 ___30 ___31 ___32 (photog) ___33 ___34 ___35 (no occup) ___36 ___37 ___38 (retired).

Electric Studio.
VARIANT: Electric Photo Studio.
Vancouver/1910-1915.
117 E. Hastings St./1910-1915 132 E. Hastings St./19__.
Operated by G.H. Buck and George Borden in 1910 and subsequently by Buck alone.
COLLECTIONS:
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: HEVAN10 ___11 H__12 (not listed) H__13 H__14 H__15.

Elf, T.
Vancouver/1911.
3 - 319 W. Pender St./1911.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 618 W. Pender St./1911.
Commercial.
This person operated the Convex Art Novelty Co., but the name could be a fictitious entry in the directory.
REFERENCES: HE_11.

Elite Photo Studio (I).
Vancouver/1901-1902.
301 Hastings St./1901-1902.
Operated by Carrie Erickson.
COLLECTIONS:
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: HEN01 HEN02.

Elite Studio (II).
Vancouver/1911-1924.
508 Granville St./1911 1177 Granville St./1912-19__.
Operated by M.E. Charleston from 19__ to 19__ by J.W. Wheeler in 1919 and 1920 and finally by J.K. Wills between 1922-1924.
COLLECTIONS:
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: H__11 H__12 H__13 H__14 H__15 H__16 H__17 ___18 ___19 ___20 ___21 ___22 ___23 ___24.

Elite Studio (III).
Vancouver/1936.
REFERENCES: ___36.

Elite Studio (IV).
Victoria/1910-1918.
909 Government/1910-1918 4-909 Government/1914.
Operated by S.G. Russell (1910-1912), then by F. and/or J.G. Russell (1913-1917).
REFERENCES: ___10 ___12 HEVIC13 (F.G. Russell) ___14 (J.G. Russell) ___15 ___17 (F.G. Russell) ___18.

Elite Studio (V).
Victoria/1936-1938.
203-1104 Douglas St./1936-1938.
Manager, A.L. Lee. Studio renamed Campbell Studio beginning in 1939.
REFERENCES: ___36 ___37 ___38.

Elliott, Albert Thomas.
North Vancouver/1907-1908.
Commercial.
Partner in Elliott & Baglow.
REFERENCES:

Elliott, George.
Trail/1927 Cranbrook/1932.
REFERENCES:

Elliott, W. George.
Vancouver/1919-1926.
He operated the Progress Studio from 1919 to 1926.
REFERENCES:

Elliott & Baglow.
North Vancouver/1906-1909.
Commercial.
Partnership of A.T. Elliott and F.J. Baglow.
COLLECTIONS:
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: D.M. Stewart, 1996.12.15.

Ellis, Walter James.
Vancouver/1911 1915 Powell River/1912?-1914?.
627 Granville/1911.
HOME ADDRESS: 105-627 Granville/1911 34-784 Thurlow/1915.
He managed the Chic Studio (1911) and Photo and Art Stores (1913). By 1915 he was owrking for BC Technical Press as a printer.
COLLECTIONS/FORMATS: BL (print).
IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface signed " Copyright, Ellis, Powell River, B.C." .
REFERENCES: HEN11 (class. only) ___12 (Vancouver, n.l.) ___13 ___14 ___15 (Vancouver) VL1913, Powell River British Columbia Magazine (March 1911 ad, 627 Granville) Pierce (1985: 105," Walter James Ellis" ).

Ells, F.B.
Courtenay/1924.
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Elsner, Erna C.
Vancouver/1913-1914.
544 Granville St./1913-1914.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 19255 W. 5th Ave./1913 2343 Trutch St./1914.
Studio (assistant).
She was listed as an assistant in the first year and a clerk in the second. She was related by marriage or family to the proprietor, Samuel Elsner.
REFERENCES: H__13 H__14.

Elsner, Samuel.
Vancouver/1913-1914 Salem, Oregon.
544 Granville St./1913-1914.
HOME ADDRESS/YEAR: 19255 W. 5th Ave./1913 2343 Trutch St./1914.
Commercial.
He operated the Granville Studio and was assisted by his wife or daughter, Erna C. Elsner. He probably moved to Salem, Oregon, as an Elsner's Studio was in operation there (265 N. Commercial) in 1915.
REFERENCES: H__13 H__14 " Oregon Photographers, 1867-1921" not listed in Robinson (1992).

Embury, John James.
Kamloops/1920-1934.
REFERENCES: VL1920, 1924, 1928 (n.l.)/Kamloops.

Emery, Bertram A.
Vancouver/Victoria/ca. 1915-1916.
Amateur.
COLLECTIONS: CVanA.
REFERENCES: ___12 (clerk, W.S. Terry Drug Store) ___13 ___14 ___15 ___16.

Emmons, George Thornton (1852 06 06, Baltimore, MD-1945 06 11, Victoria, BC).
Northwest Coast, B.C. /19__-19__.
Amateur.
As a United States Navy lieutenant stationed in Alaska between 18__ and ____ he developed an interest in the Native peoples with whom he came into contact. Emmons photographed primarily among the Tahltan and Tlingit peoples of Alaska and BC.
Emmons published widely in his lifetime. Some of his writings on the Tlingit peoples was posthumously published and contains examples of his photography.
COLLECTIONS: AMNH BVIPA (MS-1077, prints) BVIPM (prints) CMC (prints) UWL.
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: BVIPA MS-1077 (Newcombe family papers) BVIPA VF Emmons (1991) American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Digital Collection (American Memory, Library of Congress).

Empire Studio.
Vancouver/1928-1930.
Operated by Morris Krasnikov.
REFERENCES:

Empress Studio.
Vancouver/1923-1943.
Operated by James S. Murakami.
REFERENCES:

Empress Studio.
Victoria/1915-1921.

Daniel Galea was a photographer there in 1918.
REFERENCES:

England, Kathleen Margaret.
Vancouver/1933.
REFERENCES: VL1933, Vancouver.

Erickson, Carrie.
Vancouver.
301 Hastings St./1901-1902.
Commercial.
She operated the Elite Photo Studio.
COLLECTIONS: see Elite Photo Studio (Vancouver).
IDENTIFYING MARKS: see Elite Photo Studio (Vancouver).
REFERENCES: HEN01 HEN02.

Evans, C.
Vancouver/1919.
He worked for Crown Photographers.
REFERENCES: ___18 ___19 ___20.

Evans, Flitcroft.
Vancouver/1913.
REFERENCES: VL1913, Vancouver.

Eyres, Edmond James.
Victoria/1901-1909.
See also Camera Workers, vol. 1.
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
REFERENCES: Signature from BCA GR-0066, box 1, file 2 Mattison (1985).