Series 2000.19.1 - 5 Alberta Photograph Album

Campsite in a snowy forest Snowy mountain landscape Man laying next to a campfire Pack horse train trekking through a snowy landscape Deer standing amongst the brush within a snowy landscape Deer standing amongst the brush within a snowy landscape Ranger Alex Nelles' cabin Pack horses in camp at Willow Creek Felled moose on a mountain slope Bruce Otto sits next to a felled mule deer Snowy slope where both sheep and goats were seen Lone man surveying the landscape from a snowy peak Snow covered valley Unidentified man lying down on a snow covered peak looking for game (?) Snow covered mountain and valley below Mountain goats (?) grazing along a mountaineous slope above the treeline Mountain vista seen through a stand of trees Valley through the mountains Snow covering a mountain pass River running through a snowy landscape Mountain peak seen across forested valley Snowy mountain peak visible through a stand of trees and across a valley floor Eagle's Nest Pass rising to the sky Two men looking for game Man with binoculars sitting on a snowy covered slope looking for game Small creek running through a wooded landscape in the Rockies Searching for big game on mountain ridges from Terrace Creek Searching for big game from a mountain ridge at the head of Terrace Creek Guide, Bruce Otto (?), holding up large mountain goat shot by Prentiss Gray Snow covered mountain peaks as seen through a mountain pass near Jasper Park Snow covered mountain peaks Searching for game on a basin at the head of Terrace Creek Bruce Otto, guide, stands next to Prentiss Gray who is seated on a stump skinning his prized moun... Snowy mountain landscape in the Canadian Rockies where Prentiss Gray found his prized mountain goat Camp set up within a snowy forested landscape Guides, Bruce Otto and Alex McDougall standing next to a campfire with food in hand Guides, Bruce Otto and Alex McDougall sitting next to a campfire Roche Myette along Davona Creek near a campsite Rocky Mountain vista seen through a snow covered forest Rocky Mountain vista seen across a forested plateau Looking for game above the timberline Skinning a goat Vista from the Canadian Rockies Snowy vista from the Canadian Rockies Snow covered mountains loom in the distance across a grassy plain Forest along the edge of striated and deeply cut banks of an unseen river Mountain goat along the edge of striated and deeply cut banks of an unseen river Snake Indian Falls Two pack horses following a snowy trail Snowy mountain range visible through a tree line
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5 Alberta Photograph Album

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  • 20 September 1926 - 19 October 1926 (Creator)

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191 photographs : b&w ; 5 x 8 cm - 1 map - 2 computer discs

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This series consists of 191 black and white photographs (and computer disc copies) of Prentiss Gray's month-long trip on horseback when he travelled north from Jasper Park to Willmore Park. This series also includes 1 map identifying the trip route from Jasper Park, north.

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Accession # 2000.19.1

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Other places mentioned in the album include Davonia Creek, Willow Creek, Terrace Creek, Seven Mile Flat, Snake Indian Falls. -Photographs 1 through 188 are numbered ; two others are unnumbered, one of which measures 12.5 x 12.5 cm. All other photographs measure 5 x 8 cm. -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 22 of the photographs in a chapter entitled "The Canadian Rockies" (pg. 116-76).

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