American Photographic Company (Dunedin, N.Z.)
Operating in Dunedin. Two branches in 1884, at George Street and Princes Street, managed by John Wills. Hugh Mark Morris worked at the George Street gallery as a photographic printer (Otago Witness, 12 April 1884, p12). Exhibited at the Dunedin Exhibition 1889/90 - see Otago Witness, 16 January 1890, p20, 20 February 1890, p19. "Auckland Through a Victorian Lens", p16, says successively managed by J G Wills and W R Frost. According to the Otago Witness, 16 January 1890, p20, Wills managed the company " which has been established for about 8 years in this city". In 1896 the company donated a prize in the Otago Cycling Club's billiard tournament (Otago Witness, 18 June 1896, p37).