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DICKEY, Estelle

Victoria, British Columbia, 1897
Vernon, British Columbia, 1981
Biography synopsis
Estelle Dickey grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, and moved to Revelstoke in the late 1910s. Born Estelle Elizabeth Jones, she assumed the name Estelle Dickey upon her marriage to W. Earle Dickey, a local photographer whose work regularly appeared in the Vancouver Sun and local tourism brochures. The couple worked together as a photographic team with Earle Dickey taking the photographs and Estelle Dickey developing them, as well as, occasionally hand-colouring the images. After her husband died in 1954, Dickey began to take her own photographs. She worked as a portrait photographer and created photographic postcards, depicting the area around Revelstoke. The Revelstoke Museum and Archives owns a large collection of the couple's work.
Media used
File & Archive locations
Revelstoke Museum and Archives, BC

Writings about
"Revelstoke's History Revealed Through Photographs." Revelstoke Times Review 27 Feb. 2008: B5.
Cobb, Myrna and Sher Morgan. Eight Women Photographers of British Columbia, 1860-1978. Victoria, British Columbia: Camosun College, 1978.
Revelstoke Museum and Archives. Reflections: Four Decades of Photographs by Earle and Estelle Dickey. Revelstoke, British Columbia: Revelstoke Museum and Archives, 2010.

Writings by
Daem, Mary and Estelle Elizabeth Dickey. A History of Early Revelstoke. Revelstoke, British Columbia: Vernon News, 1966.
Daem, Mary Bannerman and Estelle Elizabeth Jones Dickey. A Short History of Rogers Pass and Glacier Park. Revelstoke, British Columbia: Vernon News, 1965.

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