Alfred S. Campbell

Alfred S. Campbell

Alfred S. Campbell (1840-1912), who immigrated to the United States from England in the late 1860’s, founded the Alfred S. Campbell Art Company in 1871 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The company went on to include reproductions, photographs, and illustrations. In addition to being an entrepreneur, illustrator, and photographer, Campbell also was an inventor and held numerous patents, which included inventing a panoramic lens and patenting a method for photography printing on platinum.


Thumbnail of the first page of the facsimile for The Half Caste.
The Half CasteNov. 1898
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Thumbnail of the first page of the facsimile for A Half Caste.
A Half CasteSept. 1899
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Isobel Gibson is a B.A. Honours student majoring in History at Queen’s University. Isobel’s work as a research assistant for The Winnifred Eaton Archive intersects with her passions for art history as well as research.

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Joey Takeda is the Technical Director of The Winnifred Eaton Archive and a Developer at Simon Fraser University’s Digital Humanities Innovation Lab (DHIL). He is a graduate of the M.A. program in English at the University of British Columbia where he specialized in Indigenous and diasporic literature, science and technology studies, and the digital humanities.