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Manitoba Photographers: William Baxter Cowe (1841-1908)

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Born at Edinburgh, Scotland on 1 July 1841, he came to Canada in 1854 and settled at Mt. Forest, Upper Canada (now Ontario). He moved to Manitoba in 1889 and went to Manitou, working as a photographer there for two years. In 1891, he moved to Carman where he had a photography studio for many years. On 23 June 1892, he married Ellen Baird (?-?) of Wadesboro, Kentucky at Winnipeg. He died at Carman on 21 February 1908.

Work location(s)

Year(s)

Address

1889-1892

Manitou

1892-1908

Carman

Sources:

“It is rather alarming,” Winnipeg Tribune, 30 June 1892, page 3.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 March 2018

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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