Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History

Archival Photo Gallery

Fleming Collection

Ross Walter George Macdonald Fleming (d. August 27, 1969) an avid photographer was significant in the development of Nelson serving on the city council for 12 years and as a school trustee for three. He was a member of the Nelson’s Old Timers Association having moved to Nelson in 1897 as a young boy. He owned and operated the Fairview Grocery store, was the conductor of the Nelson Symphony Orchestra, and founded the Kootenay Music Festival. His son Gordon continues to donate Nelson historical materials, including some of his father’s photographs to Touchstones Nelson.

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