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Haida tombs in Masset, Queen Charlotte Islands, BC
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- Graphic material
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- Source of title proper: Title based on provided annotation.
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[between 1876 and 1915] (Creation)
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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 23.4 cm
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Scope and content
Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph reads: "Tombs. ? Massett".
Caption under printed version of photo in W.H. Collison's book 'In the Wake of the War Canoe': "At Masset, Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. The side-posts are solid and sunk in the ground. The horizontal piece is hollow, and contains the corpse. These tombs are now falling through decay." (see page 216).
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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections
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.tiff & .jpeg
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
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.
Item is part of The Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds. See also item 2009.7.1.77 for image featuring similar content.