Knight, Harry Upperton

KNIGHT, Harry Upperton, photographer (b 6 July 1873, Tillington, England; d 28 Dec 1973, Victoria). Prior to immigrating to Canada in 1910 he operated a portrait studio in Cranleigh, England. He sold real estate in VANCOUVER until 1917, when he moved to VICTORIA and established a commercial portrait studio at 715 Fort St. For the next 47 years he documented the capital's early history and citizens in his "camera sketches and camera portraits" (see PHOTOGRAPHY). Knight favoured soft-focus...

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