Tyree images priceless window to Nelson's pastNelson Provincial Museum Fred Tyree's portrait simply titled man with two dogs. Nelson Provincial Museum William Tyree set up the Tyree Studio in Nelson in 1878. Nelson Provincial Museum Unthinkable today, such extravagant portraiture of childen were all the rage back in the Tyree days. Nelson Provincial Museum, Tyree Studio Collection: 36974)William and Fred Tyree were the sons of William Tyree (snr), master bootmaker of Middlesex, and his wife Elizabeth Baker, only recorded now as 'butcher's daughter'. His Tyree and Tyree letterhead (him and her) boasted names for 25 inventions, from Tyree Insect Death to Tyree Refrigerator Paint Powder to Tyree Waterproof Whitewash and Tyree Blackberry Destroyer.
Source: Stuff January 12, 2018 18:00 UTC