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Thomson, Stuart

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Thomson, Stuart

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1881-1960

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Stuart Thomson was born in Hampstead, England, in 1881 and raised in Australia. Trained as a railway worker, he emigrated to Vancouver in 1910. He took up amateur photography but soon embarked upon a career as a commercial, portrait and press photographer. During the 1920s, he contributed to three daily Vancouver newspapers but relied more on commercial work by the 1930s. He died of a heart attack in 1960.

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Revised 2016-01-11, SW

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Obituary in "In Focus: Newsletter of the Professional Photographer's Association of British Columbia".

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