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MHS Resources: Manitoba Photographers, 1858 to Present

This is a list of photographers operating in Manitoba between 1858 and the present. It includes both studios and individuals, professionals and amateurs.

This list is a work in progress. If you are aware of photographers omitted from it, please contact webmaster@mhs.mb.ca.

Link to names beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | Mc | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W

Photographer / Studio

Town(s)

Period

John James Abbott (1840-1914)

Emerson

1882-1906

Advance Fotos

Winnipeg (341 Main Street)

circa 1916

Advance Photo Company

Winnipeg

circa 1916

Angelo Accetti (c1888-1956)

Winnipeg (St. Boniface)

1920-1954

H. Gordon Aikman (1914-2002)

Dauphin, Winnipeg

?

Peter Alechna

Winnipeg

1907

Fred G. Alexander

?

?

William Alexander

Portage la Prairie

1917-1925

Hugh Allan (1917-2004)

Winnipeg

?

Charles Thomas Allbutt (1857-1921)

Winnipeg

1889-1912

Howard H. Allen

Dauphin, Gilbert Plains, Grandview, Roblin, Brandon (906 Rosser Avenue)

1911-1925

J. F. Allen

Winnipeg

1890s-1907

Roy Allen

Millwood

1903-1905

American Art

Winnipeg (207 Logan Avenue)

circa 1917

American Art Gallery

Winnipeg

1885-1899

Joseph Anderson

Winnipeg

1889-1891

Amedee Archambault

Winnipeg

1906-1907

John D. Argo

Binscarth

1890

Charles L. Armstrong

Emerson

1879-1883

J. T. Ashley

Cartwright

1892-1894

James Aylesworth

Birtle

1890

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Samuel H. Bagshaw

Birtle

1888-1907

Baldwin & Blondal

Winnipeg

1891-1900

W. Cook Baldwin

Pilot Mound, Winnipeg

1888-1890

Harry Barber

Winnipeg

1883

William G. Barclay

Ralphton

1880-1890s

Alonzo Barnard (1817-1905)

Red River Settlement

1854-1863

W. Barrie

Minnedosa

1884

George Alfred Barrowclough (1872-1950)

Stonewall, Dominion City, Winnipeg

1897-1906

Alexander E. Barton (1863-?)

Winnipeg

1899-1906

Edward Bates (1858-1941)

Itinerant

Early 20th century

Bauslaugh & Taylor

Winnipeg

1911-1912

Peter Allan Bauslaugh (1856-1934)

Winnipeg

1881-1934

A. G. Baxter

St. Jerome

1922-1924

William Sylvester Alpheus “Billy” Beal (1874-1968)

Swan River

?

Thomas Beale

Shoal Lake

1899-1901

G. Spalding Beales

Winnipeg

1870

Bell Photo Studio

Winnipeg

1901-1910

Louis Cecil Bellsmith

Winnipeg

1909-1912

Kathleen M. Bennett (1882-?)

?

?

Bennetto & Company

Portage la Prairie, Winnipeg

1882-1906

Israel Bennetto (1860-1946)

Winnipeg

1880-1906

Israel Bennetto Jr. (1884-1956)

Winnipeg

 

George Bentley (1869-?)

Winnipeg

?

Wesley D. Bentley (1871-?)

Winnipeg

?

Bentley Portrait Company

Winnipeg

1902-1910

C. C. Bergman

Altona

1919

Berlin Portrait Company

Winnipeg

1895-1912

Thomas C. Bernie

?

?

J. C. F. Berst

Winnipeg

1885

Best & Blondal

Winnipeg

1887

Best & Brother

Winnipeg

1882-1883

Best & Company

Winnipeg

1889-1890

Harry Best

Winnipeg

?

James Best

Winnipeg

?

John Best (1859-?)

Winnipeg

1888

Robert Best

Winnipeg

?

William Best

Winnipeg

?

William R. Bestard

Carman

1912-1915

Bingham & Thom

Itinerant

?

Frederick V. Bingham (c1855-1929)

Itinerant

1881-1886

Birnie & Company

Holland

1899-1900

George Birnie

Holland

1900

Harry C. Birnie

Manitou

1899-1904

Thomas C. Birnie

Morden, Manitou

1892-1904

Sigurdur Josua Bjornsson (1862-1938) [1]

Dakota Territory

1885-1888

Cuthbert Blackett

Winnipeg

1887

Edwin Clay Blair

High Bluff

1908

Frank D. Blakely (1865-1918)

Winnipeg

c1897-1918

Bland & Company

Winnipeg

1889

Fred Johnson Bland

Winnipeg

?

Thomas Harold Bland

Winnipeg

?

Noah Bleavins

Stonewall

1912

Jon A. Blondal (1862-1938) [1]

Winnipeg

1888

John Henry James Blondin

Winnipeg

1889

BonTon Gallery

Winnipeg

1900

Henry J. “Harry” Bowles (1855-1944)

Winnipeg

1879

Boynton & Eaton

Reston

1912-1914

K. W. Brand

Steinbach

1899-1900

J. W. Bridgman

Winnipeg

1882-1883

Sidney Brightman

Winnipeg

1910

Brindle & Dowling

Souris

1894

Brock & Company

Brandon

1884-1900

John Allan Brock

Brandon

1882-1895

Browns System of Photographing

Winnipeg

1899-1902

H. W. Brown (?-?)

Winnipeg

1870

W. Brown

Melita, Souris

1925

Bryant’s Studio

Brandon, Winnipeg

1905-1910

Harry H. Bryant (1866-1942)

Winnipeg

1911-1912

Margaret Jane “Nellie” Bryant (c1864-1947)

Brandon, Winnipeg

1907-1908

Donald M. Buchanan

Holland

1900-1904

Daniel Budiniski

Winnipeg

1912

Burgess & James

Winnipeg

1907-1909

Andrew Burgess

Virden

1911

Frederick G. Burgess

Hartney, Winnipeg

1902-1906

George Burgess

Virden

1910-1911

Charles E. Burrows

Winnipeg

1910

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C. B. W. Photographers

Winnipeg

1912

Campbells Art Gallery

Winnipeg (see W. J. Crooks)

1904-1912

A. M. Campbell

Melita

1887-1892

Edwin J. Campbell

Winnipeg

1899

Hector A. Campbell

Dominion City, Emerson

1908-1919

John Campbell

Winnipeg

1900-1903

Malcolm L. Campbell

Dauphin, Plumas, Souris

1905-1914

Canadian Engraving & Publishing Company

Winnipeg

1906-1908

Carbon Studio

Winnipeg

1904

A. Vance Card

Winnipeg

?

Card & Parsons

Winnipeg

1879

Joseph Carey

Portage la Prairie

1878-1879

Rosetta Ernestine Watson Carr (1844-1907)

Winnipeg

1883-?

William Caswell (1838-1910)

Winnipeg

1877-1880

Frank Cave

?

?

Charach & Bernstein

Winnipeg [576 Main Street]

1910

Barney Charach (1922-2013)

Winnipeg

1947-2007

Theodore H. J. Charmbury

Portage la Prairie

1905

Edward J. B. Chausse

Virden

1918

William B. Cheshire

Winnipeg

1891-1894

Chic Photo Studio

Winnipeg

1907

William H. “Billy” Christian (?-?)

Steinbach

c1910

Fred Clark

Deloraine

1914

John A. Clark

Winnipeg

1889-1897

John Henry Clarke (1860-1923)

Selkirk

1899-1910

R. K. Clavering

Binscarth

1887

William D. Clement (1864-?)

Brandon

1896-1902

Endre J. Cleven (c1874-1916)

Winnipeg

1905-1909

F. W. Clingan

Elkhorn

1900

John T. Coan

The Pas

1915-1925

Coan & Robertson

The Pas

1921-1922

John B. Cole

Brandon

1912-1915

Cole’s Photographic Studio

Brandon

1913-1914

Alfred Colliard

Notre Dame de Lourdes

1908

William Frederick Colley

Winnipeg

1894-1902

Alfred Collier

Winnipeg

c1890

Thomas R. Colpitts

Brandon, Ninette, Winnipeg

1883-1887

H. W. Cooke

Winnipeg

1911-1912

J. F. Cooke

Winnipeg

1880

A. D. Cooper

Brandon, Virden

1883-1900

E. O. Cooper

Wawanesa

1906-1907

George Stuart Grenfell Ironside Cotter (1915-2011)

Winnipeg

1967-2011

John R. Cotton

Killarney, Morden, Winnipeg

1896-1899

Percy Coultas

Neepawa

1913-1925

William B. Cowe

Carman, Manitou, Roland

1892-1907

Craig & Spriggs

Swan River

1917-1919

William James Crooks (1877-1935)

Winnipeg

1910-1935

Barlow Cumberland

Winnipeg

c1894

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Mattie Dalziel (1880-?)

?

?

George Danellion

Deloraine

1894-1896

Davey & Grestock

Rapid City

1900

Davidson Brothers

Brandon, Deloraine

1892-1912

Davidson’s Studio

Brandon

1915-1923

Davidson & Gowan

Brandon

1912-1914

Alexander Davidson (1865-?)

Brandon

1902-1921

Alvin Davidson

Deloraine

1905

Frank Davidson

Deloraine, Melita, Souris

1904-1909

George Davidson

Carberry, Deloraine, Melita, Rapid City, Souris

1889-1907

John Davidson (1883-?)

Souris

1904

Mary Davidson

Souris

1906-1908

W. A. Davidson

Melita, Souris

1914-1925

Thorsteinn Davidsson (1871-1953) [1]

Winnipeg

1891-c1893

Fred D. Davies

Queens Valley

?

Hugh Dempster (1840-?)

?

?

F. Deschouwer

Cypress River

1900

Claude P. “Dett” Dettloff (1899-1978)

Winnipeg

1925-1936

Harry T. Devine

Brandon

1885-1886

Dierlamm & Company

Winnipeg

c1895

Harold Leslie Doherty (1929-2008)

Winnipeg

?

J. H. Doherty (1845-?)

Itinerant, Portage la Prairie, Winnipeg

1876-1882

Victor A. Driver

Nelson [Nelsonville]

1882

Duffin & Caswell

Winnipeg

 

Duffin & Company

Winnipeg

 

Duffins Photo Studio

Winnipeg

 

Simon Duffin (1843-1900)

Winnipeg

 

James Duggan

Winnipeg

1873-1874

Cleophas G. Durocher (1855-?)

Winnipeg

1880-1882

George E. Durrant

Elgin, Hartney, Treherne

1908-1915

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Leslie Wetmer Eaton (c1870-1923)

Reston

1911-1912

F. M. Edey

Winnipeg

1880

Percy Charles Edwards (1878-1952)

Killarney, Manitou, Pilot Mound

1908-1925

Elite Galleries

Winnipeg

1883

Elite Photographic Studio

Portage la Prairie

1908

J. H. Elliott

Clearwater

1899

John M. Elliott

Crystal City

1901-1903

Charles Ellis (1844-1921)

Winnipeg

1880-1881

European Photographic Studio

Winnipeg

1907-1910

Excelsior Art Gallery

Winnipeg

1886

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James H. Fenton

Binscarth, Russell

1907-1911

David Fieldman

?

?

H. N. Finch

Carman

1904-1915

William B. Finley

Swan River, Winnipeg

1912-1915

Lewis Benjamin Foote (1873-1957)

Winnipeg

1902-1947

Arthur L. Forde

Winnipeg

1912

William Foxall

Brandon

1900

Johan de Frament

Notre Dame de Lourdes

1900

Carl K. Frey

Winnipeg

1906

Friesen & Dueck

Altona

1910-1912

Charles Fritz (c1854-?)

?

?

H. B. Fryer

MacGregor

1900

E. A. Fulkerson

Roblin

1906

Jean Fulkerson

Roblin

1907

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Louis de Galembert

?

?

H. W. Gallichan

Morden

1921-1923

M. Garrett

Winnipeg

1883

W. C. R. Garrick

Westbourne

1900

Garrioch & Freelhard

Dauphin

1897-1899

Harry W. Gauld

Brandon (914 Rosser Avenue)

1912-1914

Gauvin, Gentzel & Company

Winnipeg

1905-?

George A. Gauvin (1863-?)

Winnipeg

1905-?

Adolph E. Gentzel (1869-?)

Winnipeg

1905-?

J. A. Gerhart

Grandview

1908-1910

German Art Studio (see Benzion Shapira)

Winnipeg

1909-1910

Adolph Gescheit

Winnipeg

1907

Gibson & Metcalf Company

Winnipeg

1908

John William Gibson (1872-?)

Winnipeg

1906-c1912

Ginther & Friesen

Steinbach

1894

Goodall & Love

Winnipeg

1906

Goodall Photo Company

Winnipeg

1909-1910

George Wilfred Goodall (1872-1970)

Winnipeg

1901-1912

Gud Goodmanson

Winnipeg

1899

R. Goodwin

Elkhorn

1900

Fred Gorrill

Fairfax

1905

W. J. Gould

Winnipeg

 

Frank Gowan

Brandon, Wawanesa

1905-1912

Johnson Graham

Neepawa

1888

Thomas J. Graham

Neepawa

1884-1888

T. L. Graham

Melita

1899

George Grant

Winnipeg

1908-1912

P. W. Gray

Hamiota

1900

Samuel Gray (?-?)

Winnipeg

1895-1899

Gray & Smith

Gladstone, Russell, Winnipeg

1900-1904

Percy H. Greene

Carman

1918-1922

Albert Burton Gresham (1905-1941)

Winnipeg`

?

H. Grestock

Rapid City

1900

Alex Griffin (?-?)

Winnipeg

c1923

James Grummett

Morden

1886-1892

Joseph Guilbault

Fannystelle

1904-1905

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Sigfried Hagen

Transcona (Winnipeg)

1914-1915

James Deakin Hall (1854-1936)

Winnipeg

1882-1887

Robert C. Hall

Glenboro

1896-1902

Hall & Lowe

Winnipeg

1882-1887

A. G. Hamm

Gretna

1900-1902

George A. Hanes

Brandon

1883

Septimus Hardy

Rivers

1916-1917

Thomas Harrison Jr.

Neepawa

1889-1890

A. J. Hayes

?

?

Frank Jay Haynes (1853-1921)

Winnipeg

1881

D. Henderson

Winnipeg

1887-1888

H. Henfry

Virden

1924-1925

Aubrey R. Henson

Minnedosa, Newdale

1913-1929

Cornelius C. Hiebert

Altona

1918-1922

N. W. Higgins

Brandon

1894

Humphrey Lloyd Hime (1833-1903)

Red River Settlement

1858

Francis J. S. Holmes (1909-1991)

?

?

Albert V. Holtby

?

?

William J. Honey

Portage la Prairie, Virden

1895-1909

Charles Honisback

?

?

William Houston

Cypress River

1907-1908

D. Howarth

Winnipeg

1908

Charles Percival Howden (1878-1951)

Hamiota

1908-1916

Howlett Euclid Studio

Winnipeg

?

Hudsons Bay Photo Parlors

Winnipeg

1886

Samuel Hudson

Stonewall

1899-1900

Arthur Henry Hulme

Winnipeg

1899-1901

E. Hunter

Winnipeg

c1885

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Imperial Photo Company

Brandon

1914

S. N. Ingo

Winnipeg

1888

William H. Irwin

Brandon

1884-1894

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G. J. Jackson

Morden, Nelson

1883-1886

Richard Jackson

Neepawa

1900

William J. Jackson

Killarney, Neepawa

1896-1901

George James

Winnipeg

c1908

James W. Jarrett

MacGregor, Portage la Prairie

1911-1919

William Jefferson

Stonewall

1881-1887

John S. Jenkins

Deloraine

1910-1925

Ernest Jerrett (1885-1958)

Brandon, Riding Mountain National Park

1931-1958

Cyril Jessop

Gladstone

1905-1922

Johnston & Bennetto

Winnipeg

1880

Johnston & Hall

Winnipeg

c1881

J. Johnston

Emerson

1881

William Johnston (?-?)

Selkirk, Winnipeg

1881-1892

Jones Brothers

Winnipeg

1886-1888

Charles S. Jones

Winnipeg

?

John Wallace Jones (1856-1938)

Winnipeg

?

Thomas McNabb Jones (1859-1918)

Birtle, Winnipeg

1883-1887

Edmond George Justement (1872-?)

Winnipeg

1905-1908

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Henry Daniel Kalen (1928-2004)

Winnipeg

?

Ernest C. Kaye

Tyndall

1906-1917

Miss D. Kerfoot

Emerson

1879-1882

M. Kerfoot

Emerson

1878-1922

Bruce Kingsford

Carman

1906

Alfred Knowles

Gretna, Manitou

1894

Knowling & Sims

Winnipeg

c1907

George Knowling

?

?

Arnold Kohnen (1850-1931)

Winnipeg

1895-1904

S. Kohler

Treesbank

1900

Demitro Kotlarenko

Winnipeg

1912

Mrs. C. F. Kreiger

Souris

1892-1900

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Lafayette Studio

Winnipeg (489 Portage Avenue)

?

Charles McKenzie Lambly (1893-1940)

Winnipeg

?

M. Landry

Altamont

1900

Christopher Lane

?

?

Ernest L. Lane

Glenboro

1903-1904

Joseph Langevin (?-c1880)

Winnipeg

c1865

C. A. Laroie

St. Jean Baptiste

1905-1908

Ryder Larsen (c1850-?)

Red River Settlement (Winnipeg)

1866-1870

Lawrence & Meeres

Binscarth, Birtle, Rossburn, Russell

1911-1920

Arthur J. Lawrence (?-?)

Birtle, Rossburn, Shoal Lake

1904-1911

F. G. Laws

Russell

1896-1899

William H. Lea

Durban

1906-1910

R. Leckie

Winnipeg

1888

Israel Leclair (1847-1902)

St. Boniface (Winnipeg)

1888-1899

A. L. Lee

?

?

William L. Lefroy

Winnipeg

1899-1901

F. E. Lewin

MacGregor

1900

F. G. Lewis

Russell

1897-1899

Llewellin Studio

Winnipeg

1910

Gilbert H. Llewellin

Winnipeg

1907-1909

W. J. Lockwood

?

?

W. S. Loggin

Rapid City

1898-1899

A. E. Long

?

?

Charles Long

Winnipeg

1887-1888

Gaston Lorimy (1880-c1926)

St. Boniface (Winnipeg)

1911-1923

George D. Love

Treherne

1900

Herbert S. Love

Winnipeg

1908-1912

Skene Lowe (1856-1920)

Winnipeg

 

A. H. Luce

Winnipeg

1912

Chisholm R. Lundy

Carman, Morden, Winnipeg

1886-1909

William C. Lusk

Portage la Prairie

1899-1904

Maurice Lyall (c1887-1966)

Winnipeg

1910

Lyall Commercial Photo Company

Winnipeg

1910

Lyceum Photo Studio

?

?

W. Frank Lynn

Winnipeg

1877

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J. A. McArter

Hartney

1916

McArthur & Martin

Killarney

1896-1898

J. A. McColl

Winnipeg

1880

A. E. McDairmid

Itinerant, Minnedosa

1887

Alexander M. McDonald

Roland

1900-1907

J. G. McDonald

Winnipeg

1894-1897

Norman McDonald

Hartney

1903-1907

McFadden & Lee

Winnipeg

1905-1910

Robert T. McFadden

?

?

Charles McGinn

Winnipeg

1885

William McIntyre

Portage la Prairie

1893-1895

William McKellar

?

?

Murray McKenzie (1927-2007)

?

?

Henry William MKenney Jr.

Winnipeg

?

Walter McKern

Winnipeg

1899

Walter J. McKimm

Boissevain, Crystal City, Holmfield, Killarney

1899-1904

McLaughlins Picture Gallery

Winnipeg

?

McPherson & Parsons

Winnipeg

1876-1877

W. McPherson

Winnipeg

?

A. McTavish

Napinka, Pipestone

1900

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Madison

Winnipeg

1885-1888

Manitoba Photo Studio

?

?

Manitoba Portrait Company

Winnipeg

1906-1909

Manitoba Viewing Company

Winnipeg

c1895

Marks & Buchanan

Winnipeg

1904-1907

Thomas Marshman

Hartney

1891-1893

Martel & Welford

Winnipeg

1898

Martels Limited

Winnipeg

1905-1906

Martels Photo Studio

Winnipeg

1910

Frank A. Martel (1881-?)

Winnipeg

1902-1903

Isabel Martel (1872-?)

Winnipeg

?

William Angus Martel (1851-?)

Brandon, Morden, Winnipeg

1898-1912

William Martel (1875-1958)

Winnipeg

1906-1910

George A. Martin (1861-1924)

Killarney

1898-1902

Joseph H. Martinson

?

?

Marvin & Humphreys

Winnipeg

1908

Mrs. M. J. Mason

Neepawa

1907-1910

Charles D. Mathias

Dauphin

1904

W. H. B. G. Mathias

Portage la Prairie

1904

Edward Matthews (c1909-1983)

Winnipeg

?

J. F. Meadows

Winnipeg

1886-1887

Rudolph Meckling

Plum Coulee

1904-1908

George A. Meeres

Rossburn, Russell

1920-1925

James A. Merritt

Brandon (Rosser Avenue & Ninth Street)

1893-1896

Herbert J. Metcalfe

Winnipeg

1909-1910

Charles Ignatious Meyers (1892-1984)

Itinerant (Winnipeg)

1919-1920s

Israel Meyers (?-?)

Winnipeg (604 Main Street)

c1910

E. B. Meys

St. Agathe

1900

James E. Miers

Boissevain

1894-1900

R. S. Miller

?

?

William J. C. Minns

Carman, Gladstone, Morden

1908-1925

Charles W. Mitchell (1881-?)

?

?

Isabella Mitchell (1875-?)

?

?

John Fletcher Mitchell (1862-1943)

Winnipeg

1889-1907

Moore

Emerson

1880

Moore Brothers

Winnipeg

1906-1909

Moore Photo Studio

Winnipeg

1905

Arthur J. Moore

Stonewall

1902-1904

James Moore

?

?

R. C. Moore

Manitou

1896-1899

Thomas V. H. Moore

Winnipeg

1902-1904

Walter W. Moore

?

?

Alexander Moorecraft (1858-1922)

Winnipeg

1896-1900

Delbert W. Morden (1871-?)

Pilot Mound

1895-1898

E. Morris

Winnipeg

1883

Albert E. Morrish (1880-1968)

Brandon, Crystal City, Pilot Mound, Virden

1904-1923

Murdock & Moore

MacGregor

1889-1890

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Carl Nettekoven

Rapid City, Strathclair

1893-1899

Gerhard G. Neufeld

Altona

1921-1923

New York Art Studio (New York Studio)

Winnipeg

1906-1910

Nicholls & Parkin

Winnipeg

1882-1884

J. W. Nicholls

Winnipeg

?

John Nicholson (?-?)

Boissevain

1888-1893

Nixon & Best

Winnipeg

1881

Thomas Nixon (c1858-?)

Winnipeg

1880

Nobles Photo Studio

Winnipeg

1907-1908

North End Photo Studio

Winnipeg

1908-1909

Sveinn Gudmundsson Northfield (1867-1943) [1]

Winnipeg

1897-1898

Northern Art Company (Northern Art Gallery)

Winnipeg

1903-1907

Novelty Art Gallery

Winnipeg

1887-1888

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J. J. Ohlweiler

?

?

Benedikt “Percy” Olafsson (1878-1947) [1]

Winnipeg

1893-1907

E. E. Ongley

Glenboro

?

A. Osborne

Boissevain

1904-1905

P. J. Osborne

Boissevain

1906-1920

Ottawa Photographic Rooms

Winnipeg

1877

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Charles E. Page

Selkirk

1889-1895

Edward Russell Palmer

Winnipeg

1907

J. Thomas Palmer

Gladstone, MacGregor, Portage la Prairie

1900-1911

Paris Art Photo & Studio Company

Winnipeg (602 Main Street)

1911-1912

Parkin & Company

Winnipeg

1884-1887

Frederick W. Parkin (1860-1953)

Winnipeg

1890-1908

Frederick R. Parsons

Winnipeg

1878

Charles Julius Pasmore (1845-1933)

St. Boniface

?

Robert Wilfred Pasmore (1877-?)

St. Boniface

?

Pauliuk’s Studio

Winnipeg (202 Pacific Avenue)

?

Joseph Paynter

Carberry

1899-1918

G. F. Penny

Winnipeg (489 Portage Avenue)

?

Penrose & Bowles

Winnipeg

c1879

James Penrose (1845-1918)

Winnipeg

1871-1880

John Percival

Manitou

1897

Photo Button Company

Winnipeg

c1908

Photo Jewellery Manufacturing Company

Winnipeg

1903-1905

Ping Pong Gallery

Brandon

1905

Frederick Pollard

Barnardo

1906-1907

Charles Popham

Selkirk, Winnipeg

1904-1906

Popular Photo Studio

Winnipeg

1905

Sydney Edgar Prest (1873-1925)

Manitou, Morden

1904-1913

Princess Studio

Winnipeg (530 Main Street, 528½ Main Street)

1910

William Pullar

Winnipeg

1884-1891

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Edgar John Ransom (1874-1956)

Winnipeg

?

William K. Ranton [Rauton?]

Holland, MacGregor, Treherne

1904-1914

A. J. Rawson

Dauphin, Portage la Prairie

1908-1917

C. H. Reeves

Dauphin

1914-1925

Reidy & Edwards

The Pas

1914-1915

Rembrandt Studio

Winnipeg

1909-1910

R. S. Reynolds

Winnipeg

1903-1904

Reynolds & Stetson

Portage la Prairie

1905

Frederick Rice

Gladstone

1904

Elmer Richardson

MacGregor

1905-1909

Christian Harold Richter (1862-1938) [1]

Winnipeg

c1890-1891

John Roberts

Brandon

1916-1917

Ben Robinson

Minnedosa

circa 1905

William Wight Robson (1865-1946)

Winnipeg

1906-c1912

Edwin S. Rogers

Winnipeg

1906-1907

Ross, Best & Company

Winnipeg

1884-1887

Alexander J. Ross

Winnipeg

?

John Ross

Winnipeg

1882-1888

Rossie & Company

Winnipeg

1900-1904

Edgar C. Rossie (1875-?)

Winnipeg

1899

Thomas Rossie (?-?)

Winnipeg

1905

John F. Rowe

Portage la Prairie

1882-1903

Royal Studio

Winnipeg

1909-1910

Russell Photo Studio

Winnipeg

c1910

Fred L. Russell

Brandon

c1885

S. G. Russell

Winnipeg

c1907

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St. Boniface Studio

Winnipeg [St. Boniface]

?

William B. St. John

Minnedosa, Neepawa

1887-1929

F. G. Salt

Brandon

1913-1925

Alfred Sandell

Treherne

1918-1925

Albert Sandford

Holland

1904-1908

Saunders & Eaton

Napinka, Reston, Waskada

1906-1911

Brabazon Joseph Saunders (1870-?)

Napinka, Waskada

1905-1913

Schachter Brothers

Winnipeg

1911-1912

Saul Schachter

Winnipeg

?

Seph Schachter

Winnipeg

?

Schiff & Garratt

Winnipeg

?

Scott & Anderson

Killarney

1905

Scott & Edwards

Killarney, Pilot Mound

1905-1910

Scott & Pillsworth

Winnipeg

1906-1907

Don W. Scott

?

?

A. H. Scouten

Arden, Shoal Lake

1886-1894

Searl & Company

Winnipeg

1884-1886

Searl & Jones

Winnipeg

c1884

George William Searl (c1846-?)

Winnipeg

1883-1899

J. F. Searle

Winnipeg

1887-1889

Benzion Shapira (1894-1967)

Winnipeg

1912-1967

Shapira’s Photo (See Benzion Shapira)

Winnipeg

?

J. B. Shaw

?

?

Sibbald & Son

Winnipeg

1907-1908

John Sibbald

?

?

T. C. Sims

?

?

Albert Smith

Shoal Lake, Strathclair, Winnipeg

1906-1925

A. R. F. Smith

Russell

1900

Clark Jacques Smith (1879-1968)

Brandon

1911-1925

E. Barton Smith

Winnipeg

c1911

Edgar Smith (1874-1955)

Glenboro

1905-1925

Edward John Crozier Smith (1856-1934)

Winnipeg

1892-1907

Ernest R. T. Smith

Carberry, Chortitz, Gladstone, Glenboro, Winnipeg

1891-1901

J. C. R. T. Smith

Glenboro

1894

Jack M. Smordin

Dauphin

1918-1925

A. J. Smythe

Minnedosa

1883-1884

Sydney A. Smythe

Minnedosa

1883-1884

Smythe Brothers

Minnedosa

1883-1884

William Sones

Carberry

1918-1925

A. B. Sovereen

Swan River

1901-1914

G. W. Sparling

Portage la Prairie

1903-1915

Mary Barrett Speechly (1873-1968)

?

?

Hollis D. Speers

Brandon

1906-1915

A. B. Spence

?

?

Henry W. Sproule (1867-?)

?

?

R. A. Stafford

Portage la Prairie

1902-1904

William J. Stanlake

Brandon, Crystal City

1907-1919

Steele & Company

Winnipeg

1894-c1912

Steele & Wing

Winnipeg

1887-1892

Steele, Mitchell Limited

Winnipeg

1910-1912

Frederick W. Steele (1860-?)

Winnipeg

1887-1897

William Butler Steele

?

?

Charles B. Stephens (1866-?)

Deloraine, Hamiota

1889-1907

Eva Stevens

Winnipeg

1902

D. R. Stiles

Winnipeg

1860

Thomas Storey

Winnipeg

1906

Robert Strain & Company

Winnipeg

c1912

Strong & Company

Winnipeg

1906-1907

Harvey James Strong (1870-?)

Winnipeg

1908-1912

Ida W. Strong

Winnipeg

c1911

Lawrence Adne Stuckey (1921-2001)

Brandon

?

Sutherland & Company

Winnipeg

1894

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Yosh Tashiro (1920-1989)

Portage la Prairie

1952-1985

George W. Taylor (1872-?)

?

?

Robert Ross “Bob” Taylor (1940-2013)

Winnipeg

?-2013

William Aiken Taylor (1884-1952)

Winnipeg

1911-?

Peter S. Tenycke

Oak Lake

1901-1908

Charles J. Thacker (1874-?)

Winnipeg

c1899

Alexander Barton Thom [A. B. Thom] (1849-1926)

Itinerant, Brandon, Stonewall, Wawanesa

1880s-1904

W. A. Thomson

Douglas

1896-1899

Bjornulfur Thorlacius (1880-1962) [1]

Winnipeg

1904-1922

Bjarni Thorsteinsson (1868-1943) [1]

Gimli, Selkirk

1910-1925

Tilley & Ramsdale

Minnedosa

1907

Harold H. Tilley

Minnedosa

1905-1925

Auguste Joseph Tissot (1878-1940)

St. Vital

c1922

A. E. Topley

Morden

1905

W. T. Towns

Dauphin

1901

Herbert Israel Townsend (1855-1942)

Carman

1896-1899

E. G. Treilhard

Dauphin

1900

Ernest S. Treilhard

Portage la Prairie

1890-1892

Tune & Company

Winnipeg

c1885

Twentieth Century Photo Company

Brandon

1906

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Arthur Ullyet

Carman

1889-1890

Unique Novelty Company

Winnipeg

1907

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F. E. Vaillancourt

Ste. Rose du Lac

1916-1923

Veasey & Bland

Winnipeg

1887-1888

H. Veasey

Winnipeg

?

George Viertell

Gretna

1896-1900

Violet Ray Art Studio

?

?

John C. Voight

Gretna

1892-1899

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Frederick Walford

Rapid City

1901-1904

Edward Walker (1836-1924)

Millwood

1905-1907

Wallis & Hayes

Winnipeg

c1908

H. B. Wallis

Winnipeg

?

Walters Studio

?

?

D. H. Ward

?

?

A. J. Watkinson

Winnipeg

1880

J. A. Watson

Melita

1896-1899

W. J. Watson

Souris

1892-1894

F. E. Watts

Melita

1905-1908

Weaver & Company

Dauphin

1914-1915

James Weaver

Dauphin

1913-1914

Godfrey M. Weberg

Stonewall

1883-1886

Weekes Studio

Brandon

1925

Frank W. Weekes

Brandon, Virden

1908-1925

James Weidman

Manitou

1885

Godfrey M. Welberg

Stonewall

1884-1887

Herbert Welford (1865-?)

Winnipeg (Main & Pacific Avenue)

1895-1908

Eva Wells

Winnipeg

?

Western Art Gallery

Virden, Winnipeg

1906-c1912

Western Photograph Company

Napinka

1914-1915

Marie A. White

Morris

1914-1915

Whitehorse

Riding Mountain

1908

H. H. Wiebe

Gretna

1904-1905

Willsons Studio

Winnipeg

1909

Fred S. Willson

Hamiota, Shoal Lake, Winnipeg

1906-c1910

J. W. Wilson & Company

Winnipeg

c1910

Wilson & Palmer

Winnipeg

c1909

James D. Wilson

Dugald

1900

W. J. Wilson

Dugald

1904-1906

William Edward Wing

Winnipeg

1887-1892

Winnipeg Amateur Photo Supply Company

Winnipeg

1909-1910

Winnipeg Art Gallery

Winnipeg

c1880

Winnipeg Photo Company

Napinka, Winnipeg

1904-1913

Winnipeg Portrait Company

Winnipeg

1894

Winnipeg Portrait Studio

Winnipeg

1895-1896

Winnipeg Sales Company

Winnipeg

circa 1910

Henry Crawley Wood (1860-?)

Winnipeg

1901-1902

Justus K. Wright

?

?

Sources:

Catching the Sunbeams: An Inventory of Canadian Prairie Photographers to 1900 by Hugh A. Dempsey, 1993. [unpublished manuscript, used with permission of Hugh A. Dempsey]

The Western Canada Photographers List (1860-1925) by Glen C. Phillips, Milton (Ontario): Global Heritage Press, 2002.

1. Biographies developed by Nelson Gerrard at Saga Publications, Arborg, Manitoba.

Development of this index was supported, in part, by a Manitoba Heritage Grant.

We thank Rob McInnes, Andrew Cunningham and Christy Henry for providing additional information used here.

This index was researched and compiled by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 August 2014

Manitoba Photographers: 1858 to Present

A list of photographers who have worked in Manitoba, from 1858 to the present, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

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