The beginning of photography in Dundas can be traced back to R.S. Brooke, (1828-1896) who arrived in 1855 from Yorkshire, England. A “photographic artist”, Brooke had a studio on King Street, just east of Sydenham Street. Clients could choose from a variety of backgrounds before which they could pose: Library, Conservatory, Piano Forte. Brooke is credited with the earliest known photograph of King Street.;William Walter (W.W.) Forsythe, (1862-1943) arrived in Dundas in 1892. In addition to portraits, Forsythe was also known for his images of school classes and local landscapes, however, he is probably best known as the photographer of Picturesque Dundas.;Duncan McMillan (1832-1906) born in Scotland, and arrived in Dundas in 1846 with his family. He kept His varied occupations including brass molder, grocer, confectionery shop owner, and artist. He was a photographer in Dundas from 1868 to 1887.