Hannah Maynard

Hannah Maynard

Read about the career of Hannah Maynard and her photography studio in early  Victoria.

Discover the important role Mrs. R. Maynard’s Photographic Gallery had in the early life of Victoria. 

This studio register was created by the Mrs R. Maynard’s Photographic Gallery. It lists client orders from 1891 to 1899 and represents over 5,000 customers. The author of the register appears to be either Hannah Maynard herself or Arthur S. Rappertie, a studio employee. Racial discrimination was common in early British Columbia. Scroll through the register pages. Do you notice anything odd about how some of the customers are named?