- CA OSC ARC 01-3-10
George Albert Meeres (1878-1972), photographer and artist, was born in Grimsby, England in 1878.He opened Meeres' Photographic and Art Studio in Vernon, BC, in 1940. He specialized in portraits, wedding photos, and hand colouring. His studio operated in Vernon until 1968 and George Meeres died in Vernon in 1972.
Scope and content
Subseries consists of professional photographs captured by George Albert Meeres. Geographies documented centre on the Okanagan, Shuswap, and Thompson regions with predominant coverage of Vernon, BC. A suite of photographs within the subseries provides coverage of the Armstrong Fall Fair, later termed the Interior Provincial Exhibition (IPE) during the 1940s and early 1950s.