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Manitoba Photographers: Auguste Joseph Tissot (1878-1940)

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Auguste J. Tissot
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Work locations | Catalogue | Samples | Sources

Born at Villeneuve les Charnod, France on 19 August 1878, he came to Canada with his family in 1891. He resided at St. Boniface for 30 years and worked as a photographer, producing postcards of prominent Winnipeg buildings in the mid-1920s. On 23 October 1912, he married Marie Elisa Barsalou at St. Boniface and had two sons, Marcel Tissot and Gaetan Tissot. He died at his St. Boniface residence on 14 August 1940 and was buried in the St. Boniface Cemetery.

Work location(s)

Year(s)

Address

1922

5 Fifth Avenue, St. Vital

Catalogue

No.

Format

Caption

16

Postcard

Old Folks Home, St. Boniface

34

Postcard

Land Titles Building, Winnipeg

Samples

Emerson Steamboat

Old Folks Home, St. Boniface
Source:
Andrew Cunningham

Emerson Steamboat

Land Titles Building, Winnipeg
Source:
Andrew Cunningham

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Henderson’s Directory for Winnipeg, 1922, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Manitoba.

“August J. Tissot,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 August 1940, page 5.

This page was prepared by Andrew Cunningham and prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 June 2014

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.

© 2006-2014
Gordon Goldsborough & Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.

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