Item 2009.5.2.31 - Cariboo Road Postcard to H.F. Glassey

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Cariboo Road Postcard to H.F. Glassey

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  • [ca. 1900] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8.9 x 14 cm

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(13 Nov 1881- 20 October 1962)

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(15 August 1882 - 17 October 1962)

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Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Early Days on the Cariboo Road. No. 8." Photograph depicts man driving two covered wagons pulled by team of six horses on gravel road. Valley crosses midground, hills in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "H. F. Glassey Esq. P.O Box 950 Prince Rupert B.C. Dear Bert: We have been kept very busy have been on committee work all through the convention but it was wonderful will write you a long letter from Vancouver. Mrs Earley wants me to stay until Monday morning train. Met Mr. [Colley?] everything going fine here. I am sure you are busy [...?] Love from Sadie. Mr & Mrs. [Graif?] are living here."

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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.Tiff & .Jpg

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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 Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection.

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Photograph was printed on post card paper, 1927 postage adhered to recto.

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