Manitoba Photographers: Harry H. Bryant (1866-1942)

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Born at Devonshire, England in 1866, he came to Canada with his family at the age of 6 and lived at Brockville, Ontario, working as a salesman until 1901, when he moved to Winnipeg with his photographer wife, Margaret J. Bryant. They opened Bryant’s photography studio with which he was affiliated for the remainder of his life. He was a founding director, in 1911, of the Penniac Reef Gold Mines Limited. He died at Winnipeg on 25 February 1942 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

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211 Fort Street, Winnipeg

1903 to 1904

296½ Main Street, Winnipeg


See Bryant’s Studio, 1905


“First woman photographer in west celebrates birthday”, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 September 1946. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

“Henry Bryant dies in his 76th year”, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 February 1946, page 2.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 October 2023

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