Foncie's camera


Vancouver’s best-known street photographer, Foncie Pulice, captured countless images of Vancouverites parading the downtown streets with this camera.
Foncie Pulice started work as an assistant to street photographer Joe Iaci in 1934. After serving in World War II, Pulice began working independently, using this camera made of war surplus materials. He snapped literally thousands of photographs during his career on Vancouver’s Hastings and Granville streets, which finally ended with Foncie’s retirement in 1979.

Date Range 
c. 1946 - 1979
Place of Manufacture 
Foncie Pulice
132 cm high, 26.5 cm wide, 10.8 cm deep
Museum Location 
The 1950s Gallery
Catalog Number 
Foncie Pulice