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Series S1 - Howard King photographs

[Cree Indian boy] Baby Jack, Cree Indian Baby Jack, Cree Indian Blackfeet Indian Blackfeet Indian Blackfeet Indian Blackfeet Indian Girl Blackfeet Indians Chief - Cree Indian Chief-Boy - Blackfeet Indian Chief-Boy - Blackfeet Indian Cree Indian Cree Indian Cree Indian Kat-O-Capee - Blackfeet Indian Kat-O-Capee - Blackfeet Indian Kat-O-Capee - Blackfeet Indian Omuxapop Okrista [Indigenous woman] Running Rabbit - Chief Blackfeet Indians Running Rabbit - Chief Blackfeet Indians Sub-Chief - Cree Indian Sub-Chief - Cree Indian

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Howard King photographs

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  • [ca. 1900] (Creation)
    King, John Howard Havelock
    Date estimated to be at the beginning of Howard Kings' career as a photographer in British Columbia.

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22 photographs

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Born in Enniskillen, Ontario Aug. 31, 1873, Howard King moved with his family to Walkerton, Ontario in 1894 and learned photography there from a Mr. Rawe about 1894. He then came to the West Coast and was employed as a picture framer by S.J. Thompson. He operated under his own studio, King Photo Studio, from 1899 to 1905. He also worked in New Westminster and Nanaimo as a photographer. He died march 20, 1963.

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Donn Williams purchased the glass negatives during the time he operated Williams Bros. Photographers Ltd.

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Series consists of 22 glass plate negatives and prints of Cree and Blackfoot people in Alberta.

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Donated by Donn B.A. Williams in 1987


Photographs in this series have been assigned catalogue numbers in the range CVA 586-1 to CVA 586-22.

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