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Manitoba Photographers: Edward John Crozier Smith (1856-1934)

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Born at Ramsgate, England on 9 October 1856, son of John Edward Smith and Matilda Gibson Crozier, he worked as a Ship’s Steward before coming to Winnipeg in 1886, where in 1892 he established a photographic studio on Smith Street, working as a photographer and selling equipment and photographic supplies to amateurs. He was also active in the Central Church. In 1907, he moved to Victoria, British Columbia where he did odd jobs before dying on 28 July 1934, survived by a widow and one son.

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276 Smith Street, Winnipeg


1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

“Edward J. C. Smith,” Winnipeg Tribune, 3 August 1934, page 5.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 May 2013

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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