Henry Brodeck was a photographer in San Francisco and San Jose California between 1869-1876. While in San Francisco he was associated with Brodeck and Company at 640 Market Street. He was active in Portland, Oregon from 1877-1878 and in Alaska in 1881. Brodeck moved to Walla Walla, Washington in about 1880 where he operated the Brodeck & Company studio until he died in 1886. After his death the studio was operated by Mrs. Brodeck and D. Brodeck from 1889-1892.