Helmuth Emanuel Edwin Bernhard Dirckink-Holmfeld (1835-1912)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 510.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 510.

I added a new page on Baron Helmuth Emanuel Edwin Bernhard Dirckink-Holmfeld, who was a landscape and figure painter. He lived at 1842 Beach Avenue in 1906 and 1907.

Helmuth Dirckinck-Holmfeld (Danish, 1835-1912); English Bay, Vancouver, B.C., 1904; http://artsalesindex.artinfo.com/auctions/Helmuth-Dirckinck-Holmfeld-152302/English-Bay,-Vancouver,-BC-1904.

Helmuth Dirckinck-Holmfeld (Danish, 1835-1912); English Bay, Vancouver, B.C., 1904; http://artsalesindex.artinfo.com/auctions/Helmuth-Dirckinck-Holmfeld-152302/English-Bay,-Vancouver,-BC-1904.

William Ferris (1839-1930)

William Ferris, March 7, 1900; City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 677-439; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/head-and-shoulders-studio-portrait-of-william-ferris.

William Ferris, March 7, 1900; City of Vancouver Archives, CVA 677-439; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/head-and-shoulders-studio-portrait-of-william-ferris.

I added a new page on William Ferris (sometimes called “Will”), who was trained as a lawyer in England. He spent his time in Vancouver as an artist, art instructor, and curator of the Vancouver Museum. He lived at 1814 Georgia Street from 1903 to 1909.