Place Published: St. Catharines, ON
Publisher: Poole photo studio
Date Published: 
Binding: No binding
Width: 4.25 inches Height: 6.50 inches
Front: POOLE ST. CATHARINES. ONT.
HONORABLE MENTION PARIS FRANCE 1878
BRONZE MEDAL CHICAGO 1887 -
GOLD MEDAL HAMILTON 1891
Back: nothing on the back EDWIN POOLE - was a noted photographer who conducted a successful business in St. Catharines until his retirement in 1921. His work won several awards at photographic competitions around the world. In an advertisement c1878 he was closing his shop to attend the Paris picture exposition. For many years he was the superintendent of the Sunday school at the Lyman St. Baptist Church before becoming a faithful member of the Queen St. Baptist Church. For 44 years (1885-1929) he was secretary of the Upper Canada Bible Society. He was a prominent worker for the establishment of the YMCA in St. Catharines. He was one of the oldest members of Union Lodge I.O.O.F. Edwin's wife predeceased him by seven years and two children died young.
Edwin died on January 27, 1931 at his home at 11 Race Street , St. Catharines.
Very Good. Item #2295