Fonds - Bailey Brothers Company fonds

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Bailey Brothers Company fonds

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  • [ca. 1888-1900] (Creation)
    Bailey Brothers Company

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330 photographs

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(1890-ca. 1938)

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Bailey Brothers Company, a photographic firm in Vancouver, was owned by Charles S. and William Bailey. In 1888, C.S. Bailey arrived in Vancouver and established a stationery firm, advertising himself as well as "photographer". Between 1889 and 1890, the photography business was known as Bailey and Neelands. From December 1890, it became known as the Bailey Brothers. The brothers incorporated on September 4, 1895 as the Bailey Brothers Company, Limited.

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Established in the summer 1889 by C.S. Bailey and H.G. Neelands, the partnership was dissolved in December 1890 and succeeded by that of the Bailey Bros. Neelands moved to Nelson with his brother James and established with him the photographic firm of the Neelands Bros.

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The fonds consists of photographs of scenes, streets, and group portraits in Vancouver, B.C., of Bailey Brothers Company and the firm of Bailey and Neelands.

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BCAUL control number: VPL-1645

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