Harry Pollard

Photographer, Visual Artist

1880 – 1968

83

Who was Harry Pollard?

Harry Pollard was a Canadian photographer whose specialty was photographing First Nations people.

He was born in Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada. In 1899, young Harry arrived in Calgary, and opened a photography studio there.

In 1924, Pollard was press photographer for Associated Screen News, a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific Railway. He was hired to take promotional pictures of ocean cruises, and his job took him around the world 14 times.

The Harry Pollard photograph collection is in the Provincial Archives of Alberta, having been acquired by the provincial government in 1964.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1880
Tillsonburg
Profession
Died
1968

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Harry Pollard." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 1 Dec. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/harry_pollard>.

Discuss this Harry Pollard biography with the community:

0 Comments

    Browse Biographies.net