Historical Writing Competition 2015 – Greene, Ronald A.

2015 – Greene, Ronald A.

Greene, R. (2015). Carlo Gentile, Gold Rush Photographer, 1863-1866. Victoria, B.C.: Green Frogg Press.

Ron Greene’s book follows Carlo Gentile, a photographer in Victoria from October 1863 until August 1866, who accompanied British Columbia Governor Frederick Seymour into the interior of British Columbia in 1865. The book contains 140 photographs signed by or attributed to Gentile.

A resident of Victoria, Ronald Greene obtained a degree at the University of British Columbia in Chemical Engineering as well as a degree from the University of Victoria in Japanese Studies and French. Ron has served in many volunteer positions, including President of the B.C. Historical Federation and President of the Victoria Historical Society.