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2006.45.11 · Item · [ca. 1897]
Part of Historical North Coast Photograph Album

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".

2006.45.17 · Item · [ca. 1897]
Part of Historical North Coast Photograph Album

View of town on shore, from above. Boats docked along piers and buildings. Hills visible on either side of water in background.

Handwritten photo captions with arrows pointing to sections of image read: "General Merchandise", "Fort Wrangell Hotel".

Cassiar - Stewart Highway
2006.20.9.25 · Item · [ca. 1897 - 1960]
Part of Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

View of snow capped mountains in the distance, vast rolling treed hills in mid ground and a gravel road in the foreground. Road sign indicating severe curve in road situated at the right of the gravel road. Handwritten annotation on verso in pen reads: “Cassiar – Stewart highway”

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.

2006.45.7 · Item · [ca. 1897]
Part of Historical North Coast Photograph Album

Photograph depicts sternwheeler, smaller boat, and canoe in foreground. Second sternwheeler named the 'Caledonia' can be seen anchored to shore in background. Town buildings stand on hill in background. Photo believed to have been taken in Port Simpson, B.C.

A cannery
2004.2.1.71 · Item · 1898-1920
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

Photograph depicts a cannery on pilings with a body of water in the foreground and houses and trees in the background.

Green Island
2004.2.1.88 · Item · 1898-1920
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

Photograph depicts a lighthouse on a rocky island with water in the foreground. Annotation on verso of photograph states: "Dear Dr. Thanks for the cheque received yesterday. Christmas Greetings. Yours Sincerely Mr. Cruickshank (?) Green Island"

Bella Bella Church
2004.2.1.128 · Item · [between 1898 and 1910]
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

Photograph depicts a church and unidentified building with a large fenced yard in the foreground. Annotation on verso of photograph states: "Bella Bella Church"

Photographs
2004.2.1 · Series · [ca. 1898]-1960, prominent 1900-1920
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

The images consists primarily of 130+ photographs taken by or belonging to Reverend R.W. Large, MD which depict communities on the Northwest Coast between approximately 1898 and 1920 including Bella Bella, Rivers Inlet, and Port Simpson, including native villages in which Reverend Large worked. Images show scenes of native fishing, canneries, mission hospitals, churches, girls schools, portraits of native families, and Northwest Coast totems. Other images include 25+ photographs and postcards from the Large family depicting ships and boats on the North Coast.