Humphrey Lloyd Hime

Humphrey Lloyd Hime, photographer, surveyor, businessman, financier (b at Moy, Ire 17 Sept 1833; d at Toronto 31 Oct 1903). Noted as a pioneer photographer on the Canadian prairies, Hime was photographer and surveyor on the


Hime, Humphrey Lloyd

 Humphrey Lloyd Hime, photographer, surveyor, businessman, financier (b at Moy, Ire 17 Sept 1833; d at Toronto 31 Oct 1903). Noted as a pioneer photographer on the Canadian prairies, Hime was photographer and surveyor on the Canadian government's 1858 Assiniboine and Saskatchewan exploring expedition led by Henry Youle HIND. Hime's photographs include views and portraits taken along the route and in the Red River settlements, various Hudson's Bay Company forts and native encampments. A portfolio of prints was published in 1860. Hime's subsequent career included mining, business and presidency of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Further Reading

  • H.L. Hime and Richard J. Huyda, Camera in the Interior: 1858 (1976).