Port Essington, BC

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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”.

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.

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".

North Coast & Central BC Postcard Collection

  • 2011.3
  • Collection
  • 1901 - [ca.1930]

A collection of postcard photographs of Port Essington BC, Port Simpson BC, Atlin, Quesnel, McBride, Hagwilget Village, Giscome, Likely, Kitwanga, Smithers, Prince Rupert BC, Prince (Fort) George BC Images depict street scenes, water scenes, community events, businesses, buildings, and aerials of the towns. Collection also depicts a number of Northern BC paddle wheelers.

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Series consists of images pertaining the Collison family, North Coastal First Nations communities, means of transportation along North Coastal British Columbia, and various church structures and religious events.

Plan of Port Essington

Plan of Port Essington consists of an architectural plan for the townsite of Port Essington compiled from plans in Land Registry and described as Composite Plan 537 (originally deposited October 17th 1893). Depicts Skeena River, Hocsal River, individual lots and streets, the B.C. Fishing and Packing Co. Ltd., a graveyard, and the Anglo British Columbia Packing Co.

Port Essington hospital staff group photo

Five men and four women pose for a group photo on boardwalk stairwell at Port Essington Hospital. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "The staff at the summer Hospital at Port Essington to accommodate the native fishermen & families also other people on the Skeena. Centre row: Miss Clark, myself & Miss Hall. Front row: our cook Salamoe & helper on the boat. Top L. : Summer doctor Dr. Ashley Armstrong, caretaker Mr. Brown, laundry man".

Port Essington, B.C.

Consists of copies of lot plans, a blueprint of the townsite of Port Essington, and an article on Port Essington from the 15 November 1984 edition of the Prince Rupert Daily News.

Port Essington, BC

Consists of a black & white copy of an artwork depicting a street of Port Essington. Two identifiable buildings along the street are the Hotel Essington and a church.

Port Essington: A Town Remembered

"Port Essington: A Town Remembered" consists of copies of 4 black & white photographs of Port Essington, taken in October 1984 by Nancy Robertson, and published on page 13 of the 15 November 1984 edition of The Daily News, Prince Rupert's newspaper. The page caption reads as follows : "Port Essington : a town remembered - These photos are from an aging Port Essington taken in the fall month of October by photographer Nancy Robertson. Once a thriving community, Port Essington stands derelict at a Skeena estuary with only occasional visitors."

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".

Thomas Crosby Mission Ship Photograph Collection

  • 2009.21
  • Collection
  • 1932-1946

Subject areas identified in this collection include: church and hospital buildings (including nurses quarters); group photos featuring doctors, nurses, and hospital workers; grave markers; landscapes; processing of oolichan fish; and various church-related events such as weddings and church openings.

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View of Port Essington, BC from bridge

Photograph depicts buildings along shore; bridge and boardwalk cross forest in right foreground. Hills visible in distance.

Handwritten annotation below image reads: "Port Essington from bridge"; on verso: "Heading or full page Illustration Chapter XXIII No2".