Photography Exhibit


History of photography in Smithers


Bulkley Valley Museum

Collection Items

Gilbert Clarke Killam
Photo of photographer and architect Gilbert Clarke Killam during his time in Smithers.

Swiss immigrants aboard the Ascania
Photograph of a group of Swiss immigrants bound for the Bulkley Valley on board the liner Ascania. Louis Schibli, aged 17, is standing in the back row, third from the left, in the light-coloured suit.

Louis Schibli with Elsie and Tatsuo Aida
Photograph of (l-r) Louis Schibli, Elsie Anderson Aida, and Tatuso (Tat) Aida at Malkow Lookout, a local hill formerly used for skiing.

Floyd and Nellie Richerson
Photograph of Floyd and Nellie Richerson, owners of Richerson's Studio in Smithers.

Louis' Studio Mother's Day advertisement
Mother's Day-themed advertisement for Louis' Studio in the Interior News.

G.C. Killam, Architect advertisement
Advertisement for Gilbert Clarke Killam's architectural services in the Interior News.

Wrathall's Photo Finishing advertisement
Advertisement for William Wrathall's Photo Finishing in the Interior News.

Richerson's Studio advertisement
Advertisement for Richerson's Studio in the Interior News.

Joe Coffee with the "Boston Bloomer Girls"
Photo of a Smithers baseball team, the "Boston Bloomer Girls," with Joe Coffee at the center of the front row (sixth from left).

"Boston Bloomer Girls" including 'George Coffey'
Photograph of a Smithers baseball team, the "Boston Bloomer Girls," standing next to an automobile. "George Coffey" (possibly Joe Coffee) is at the far left.
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