Cawthon, James B. (Independence, Portland)

James B. Cawthon

Cawthon & Warren

Chronology

Independence

1888-1889 Portland

1891-1895 Spokane WA

1898-1901 Palouse WA

1903 Everett WA

1905 Ballard WA

Walla Walla WA

1909-1915 Seattle WA

Directory Listings

1888 POWI pg. 378 Portland “Cawthorn, James B., photographer, 143 1/2 6th.”

1888 PCD pg. 187 “Cawthorn, James B, photographer 143 1/2 6th, res same”

1889 POWI pg. 128 Albina “Cawthon, James B., photographer”

1889 PCD pg. 715 Albina “Cawthorn, James B, photographer, res Stark n w cor Goldsmith”

1890 PCD not listed in Portland, Albina or Removals.

1890 Spokane Directory: J. B. Cawthon, 618 S. Post.

1891 POWI pg. 1076 Spokane WA “Cawthon, James B., photographer, 324 S. Monroe”

1892 Spokane Directory: J. B. Cawthon, 11 1/2 Monroe.

1893 Spokane Directory: not listed

1895 Spokane Directory: Cawthon & Read, 901 Monroe

1896 Spokane Directory: not listed

1901 POWA pg. 597 Palouse WA “Cawthon, J. B. photographer”

1903 POW pg. 558 Everett, WA “Cawthon, James B photographer 1412 1/2 Hewitt Av”

1905 POW pg. 600 Ballard, WA “Cawthon, James B photographer 133 1/2 Ballard”

1907 PCD pg. 370 “Cawthon, James B, photog J R Cawthon rms 1008 1/2 Belmont”

1909 Seattle City Directory “Cawthon, Jas. B., photogr. 1210 1/2 1st av. b. 210 21st av. N.” also “Cawthon, Travis B., student, b. 210 21st av. N.”

1909 PCD pg. 385 “Cawthon, James B, photog, res 1008 1/2 Belmont”

1910 Seattle City Directory “Cawthon, Jas. B., photogr. 1314 2nd av. h. 309 Etruria”, also “Cawthon, James O., messenger, b. 3805 Whitman av.”

1911 and 1912 Seattle City Directories “Cawthon, Jas. B., photogr, 1314 2nd av. h 226 Florentia. mngr Cawthon & Steward, photographers. 14 Starr-Boyd bldg.”, also “Cawthon, James O. elec. r 226 Florentia” and “Cawthon, Vivian W. r. 226 Florentia.”

1913 Seattle City Directory “Cawthon, Jas. B. (Nellie M.) photogr. 304 Maple Leaf pl. h. 2918 Mayfair av.” also “Cawthon, James O., moving picture opr. r. r. 2918 Mayfair av.”

1914 and 1915 Seattle City Directory “Cawthon, Jas. B. (Nellie M.) (Cawthon & Sons) h 2918 Mayfair av.”, also “Cawthon James O. (Cawthon & Sons) r. 2918 Mayfair av.”, also “Cawthon Vivian W. (Cawthon & Sons) r. 2918 Mayfair av.”, also Cawthon & Sons (Jas. B., James O. and Vivian W.) mnfrs. moving pictures (moving picture machines and supplies)

1916- no further listings in Seattle City Directory

Mautz Oregon “Cawthon, J. B., 1885, Albina”, Mautz Washington “Cawthon, J. B., Palouse 1895”

(Seattle listings courtesy of Michael Cirelli, Spokane listings courtesy of Robert King)

Photographer’s Imprints

“Cawthon, Photo Artist, Independence, Oregon” King

“Cawthon, Palouse Washington” cabinet card with ms date Sept. 1898

“Cawthon & Warren Photo Advertising Agents Portland” imprinted on front of card mount, view of Adams Brick Works in Hillsboro ca. 1885 (OHS)

“J. B. Cawthon Portrait and Landscape Photographer, Copying and Enlarging, Corner Goldsmith and Stark Sts., Albina, Oregon” rubber stamp on mount back, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 print on 10x 8 mount, view of Mount Tabor Public School (OHS)

“Cawthon, 11 Monroe Street, Spokane, Wash.” King

Bibliography

Brown, Robert O., Nineteenth Century Portland, Oregon Photographers: A Collector’s Handbook (author; Portland, 1991) pg. 56

 

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