Item 2000. - Detail View of Talus, Test Pit

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Detail View of Talus, Test Pit

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  • 1952 (Creation)

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1 photograph: b&w ; 13 x 18.1 cm

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(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)

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Photograph depicts two pick hammers laid in asbestos fibre. Annotations on note glued to recto of photograph: "ASBESTOS"; "Detail view of asbestos talus. Early test pit near top of showing. Western slope." Areas of image have been labeled "A" and "B". Photo caption under printed copy of image in 1952 Annual Report: "A - Asbestos fibre partially opened by frost action. B - Serpentine rock originally containing the asbestos fibre."

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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Item is part of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds. Image is one of three photographs printed in the 1952 Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd Annual Report (original accession no. 2000.1.0228.015), see also items 2000. & 2000.

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This photograph was originally stored inside duotang labeled "CASSIAR ASBESTOS CORPORATION LIMITED PHOTOGRAPHS 1954" (original accession no. 2000.1.1152.008).

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Stamped annotation on recto of photograph: "2061 3", handwrittten: "S.S. F. 4478".

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Original accession no.: 2000.1.1152.009 [this photograph came from box 1152].

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