Series 2000.19.2 - 10 British Columbia Photograph Album

Rolla Landing log cabin at Peace River Main Street of Rolla Loading Mac McGarvey's boat at Rolla Landing Prentiss Gray and Mac McGarvey in a boat on the Peace River Mac McGarvey and Frank Dewing preparing the boat "Starvation" for travel on the Peace R... Hudson's Hope Mac McGarvey and Frank Dewing in a boat on the Peace River View from the Peace River Camping party having their morning coffee in the Pine area at Lone Prairie The north shore along the Peace River Mac McGarvey and Frank Dewing sitting in a boat on the Peace River Peace River at the "Gates" near Lynx Creek Settlement at Moberly Lake (?) Rafting horses across the river from the Hudson's Hope Ferry Landing Peace River Canyon Peace River Canyon Island along the Peace River above Hudson's Hope Two men standing along the rocky shores of the Peace River Landscape along the Peace River Islands in the Peace River above Hudson's Hope Muskeg the pack horse stuck in a bog Crew loading the boats at Rolla Landing First Nations family at camp on Moberly Lake Horses and tents at a camp site set up in a forested location First Nations family at camp on Moberly Lake Crew packs for trek at Hudson's Hope Harry Snyder with wagons and teams coming into Hudson's Hope from Portage Three crew men sit under a canvas tarp Natural springs falling down a rocky slope Crew packing up supplies in Hudson's Hope View of Hudson's Hope Ferry Landing taken from the river Frank Dewing and Elmer Keith washing dishes in camp Hudson's Hope Man tending to a horse stuck in a muddy bog Crew men on horseback fording the South Pine River Man on horseback standing on the shore of Moberly Lake Pack outfit riding along the east end of Moberly Lake Moberly Lake Landscape perspective Pack outfit crossing Moberly River A distant river running through a forested valley Lakeshore at Moberly Lake Landscape perspective west of Moberly River Pack outfit about to cross Moberly River Men on horseback Pack outfit crossing Moberly River Men on horseback Forested landscape Mem unloading pack boxes while Carrol Paul walks away with a rifle Pack horse train walking along a grassy trail
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10 British Columbia Photograph Album

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  • 29 August 1927 - 26 September 1927 (Creator)

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268 photographs : b&w ; 5 x 8 cm - 2 computer discs

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Series consists of 268 black and white photographs (and computer disc copies) of Prentiss Gray's month-long trip from Hudson's Hope to Dome Creek in late August to September 1927.

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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing 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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Photographs 1 through 243 are roughly sequential to the trip ; photographs 244 through 268 are additional. - Published cross-reference: "From the Peace to the Fraser: Newly Discovered North American Hunting and Exploration Journals, 1900 to 1930" (published in 1994 by the Boone and Crockett Club) utilises 28 photographs in its chapter entitled "From the Peace to the Fraser 1927" (pg. 209-84). - Other published references to the trip include: "Snyder's Book of Big Game Hunting" by Col. Harry Snyder, Greenburg, New York, 1950 ; "Keith, An Autobiography" by Elmer Keith, Winchester Press, New York, 1976 ; "Hell, I was There" by Elmer Keith, Peterson, Los Angeles, 1979.

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