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View of Wrangell, Alaska

Photograph depicts community buildings on shoreline, water in foreground.

Handwritten annotation on image reads: "Wrangle, Alaska."; on verso: "Fort Wrangle, Alaska Territory. visited by W.H.Collison, C.M.S. 1877. Prior to the establishment of any mission, [...? illegible] 1875 - 1876. Presbyterian. Insert this illustration of Wrangle on Page 77 as marked."

Marion & W.H. Collison in canoe with Tsimshian and Haida crew, travelling from Masset, BC

Handwritten annotations read: "At rest, after a rough passage of two days and a night from Massett, Queen Charlotte's Islands by canoe - W.H. Collison and Mrs. Collison with Indians from Masset"; "Archdeacon Collison Indian Canoe & Crew. Return from Queen Charlotte's Islands, Haida & Tsimshian Crew [...?]" Archdeacon and Mrs. Collison sit in centre of canoe.

Shops along Shore at Port Essington, BC

Shops stand along riverside boardwalk. Storefront sign for R. Cunningham & Sons visible. Many people stand and sit on boardwalk, and canoes and small boats float in water in foreground.

Handwritten photo captions beside image read: "R. Cunningham & Sons - Probably Port Essington", "NW coast canoe".

View of Fort Wrangell, Alaska

View of town on shore, from above. Boats docked along piers and buildings. Hills visible on either side of water in background.

Handwritten photo captions with arrows pointing to sections of image read: "General Merchandise", "Fort Wrangell Hotel".

Historical North Coast Photograph Album

  • 2006.45
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1897]

Contains photographs generally depicting landscapes, water scenes, and views of towns on British Columbia's north coast. Includes images featuring sternwheelers and other boats, canneries, fisheries, and individuals. Locations depicted include Port Essington and Port Simpson (Lax Kw’alaams) in BC, Fort Wrangell in Alaska, and other unknown towns. Includes one photograph of a man named Max Lohbrunner, and many other images depicting unidentified individuals.

River Boats at Port Simpson, BC

Photograph depicts sternwheeler, smaller boat, and canoe in foreground. Second sternwheeler named the 'Caledonia' can be seen anchored to shore in background. Town buildings stand on hill in background. Photo believed to have been taken in Port Simpson, B.C.

Pearl Street in Atlin, BC

Photograph depicts buildings and signage on either side of dirt road. Unidentified man stands on far left, Atlin Lake and mountains can be seen in background.

Hand inscribed annotation on recto of photograph reads: “Pearl St., Atlin, B.C. Aug. 1899. A.C. Hirschfeld, No.74”.

Pearl Avenue in Atlin, BC

Photograph depicts tent buildings on either side of dirt road. Unidentified men are visible on left, Atlin Lake and mountains can be seen in background.

Hand inscribed annotation on recto of photograph reads: “Pearl Av. looking towards Atlin Lake, Atlin, B.C., A.C. Hirschfeld, No. 174”

Harbour at Port Essington, BC

View of building, dock, harbour and small islands with snow peaked mountains in background. Printed caption on verso reads: “Port Essington B.C. Photo by P. E. Fisher”. Handwritten annotation in ink on verso reads: “up the Skeena”, in pencil on verso: “Port Essington, North Coast Commercial Coy”.

Houses on Peninsula at Port Essington, BC

View of peninsula with houses and trees. Dock in mid ground, trees and grasses in foreground. Recto stamped “Port Simpson DE 17" and "Port Essington DE 18". Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "W. J. O'Neill Esq. Telegraph Point Via Pt. Essington B.C. Don't you think this pretty [Weggs & Mr. Byron?] was over last night - said he saw you and [Halie?]. Yours - BaBa".

Taku River Survey - Kopoka River Rapids

Photograph depicts rocks among river rapids, opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on negative: "Rough water rap".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Kopoka River - river scenes Aug 29 to Oct. 9 [19]06". See also items 2006.20.3.2 - 2006.20.3.13.

Taku River Survey - Mountain Landscape

Photograph depicts valley; rocky area in foreground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on negative: "[M?] Glacier main camp".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Kopoka River - river scenes Aug 29 to Oct. 9 [19]06". See also items 2006.20.3.1 - 2006.20.3.13.

Taku River Survey - Canoe on Shore

Mountains stand behind water in background. Handwritten annotation on negative: "looking [over?] Kopoka".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Kopoka River - river scenes Aug 29 to Oct. 9 [19]06". See also items 2006.20.3.1 - 2006.20.3.13.

Taku River Survey - Prospectors Sailing on Taku River

Photograph depicts two unidentified men on small boat with sail, opposite shore in background. Handwritten annotation on negative: "Prospectors on Taku Sailing".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Kopoka River - river scenes Aug 29 to Oct. 9 [19]06". See also items 2006.20.3.1 - 2006.20.3.13.

Taku River Survey - Kopoka River Rapids

Photograph depicts river water in foreground, mountains in background. Handwritten annotation on negative: "Rough Water, Kopoka".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Kopoka River - river scenes Aug 29 to Oct. 9 [19]06". See also items 2006.20.3.1 - 2006.20.3.12.

Taku River Survey - Men Loading Canoe

Photograph depicts three unidentified men loading canoe on river shore.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 8 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From main camp up Kopoka River. Scenes with persons in." See also items 2006.20.3.14 - 2006.20.3.21.

Taku River Survey - Man at Tent

Photograph depicts silhouette of unknown man standing in front of tent, trees in background. Poor image quality.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "SOME OTHERS." See also items 2006.20.3.22 - 2006.20.3.34.

Taku River Survey - Mountains & River Valley

Handwritten annotation visible on negative reads: "Valley of R. [Hills?] across Taku in distance."

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "SOME OTHERS." See also items 2006.20.3.22 - 2006.20.3.34.

Taku River Survey - Rapids

Photograph depicts white water rapids between rocks of river. Forest on opposite shore in background, tree branches in foreground.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "SOME OTHERS." See also items 2006.20.3.22 - 2006.20.3.34.

Taku River Survey - Waterfall Near Taku River

Photograph depicts narrow waterfall in steep cliff, trees and bushes visible above. Handwritten annotation visible on negative: "Waterfall on way up Taku River."

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 7 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Around River Taku and main camp on same." See also items 2006.20.3.35 - 2006.20.3.41.

Taku River Survey - Iceberg

Photograph features iceberg floating in water, mountains on shore in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 7 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Around River Taku and main camp on same." See also items 2006.20.3.35 - 2006.20.3.41.

Taku River Survey - Water Scene

Water spans foreground, wind-blown trees stand on shore in background. Mountains visible in distance.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 5 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Boundary No.2 camera Sta. Twin Lake & Glacier.” See also items 2006.20.3.42 - 2006.20.3.46.

Taku River Survey - Glacier in Mountains

Photograph depicts valley in snowy mountain range. Handwritten annotation visible on negative: "Pan. From Camera Sta no w. looking at [?] Glacier."

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 5 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Boundary No.2 camera Sta. Twin Lake & Glacier.” See also items 2006.20.3.42 - 2006.20.3.46.

Taku River Survey - Water Scene

Water spans foreground, trees can be seen in water, trunks submerged. Opposite shore and mountains in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 5 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Boundary No.2 camera Sta. Twin Lake & Glacier.” See also items 2006.20.3.42 - 2006.20.3.45.

Taku River Survey - Mountains & Water Scene

Water spans foreground, mountains of opposite shore stand in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 10 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "From [Wahut?]-Azmuth and Koshu.” See also items 2006.20.3.47 - 2006.20.3.56.

Taku River Survey - Two Men Standing in Shallow River

River flows through rocky area, mountains visible in background.

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 9 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Pictures of different members of ‘our’ party.” See also items 2006.20.3.58 - 2006.20.3.65.

Taku River Survey - Men in Campsite

Photograph depicts miscellaneous items and supplies in front of white tent. Unknown man stands in foreground and a second man can be seen sitting in tent. Stand of trees in background. Handwritten annotation visible on negative: "[?] Oct 13".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 9 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Pictures of different members of ‘our’ party.” See also items 2006.20.3.57 - 2006.20.3.65.

Taku River Survey - Two Men Walking in Kopoka River

Photograph depicts two men walking with rope stretched between them close to shore of river, canoe floating behind them. Opposite shore crosses midground, mountains stand in background. Handwritten annotation visible on negative: "Gilroy & [Nellis?] - Kopoka River".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906. This particular photo is one of 9 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Pictures of different members of ‘our’ party.” See also items 2006.20.3.57 - 2006.20.3.65.

Taku River Survey - Man at Campfire

Photograph depicts man seated by campfire, duck in hand. Tent buildings can be seen in background. Handwritten annotation on negative: "Billy Pulling ducks".

Image is one of 65 photos documenting a survey of the Canada-Alaska Boundary, Taku River area, May 23 to Oct. 15, 1906.
This particular photo is one of 13 found in original enclosure with the following handwritten annotation: "Kopoka River - river scenes Aug 29 to Oct. 9 [19]06". See also items 2006.20.3.1 - 2006.20.3.13.

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