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Archival description
A cannery in Ocean Falls
2004.2.1.36 · Item · [between 1898 and 1920]
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

Photograph depicts a man standing on the deck of a sailboat with a view of a cannery along the shoreline of Ocean Falls with mountains in the background.

2004.2.1.80 · Item · 1898-1920
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

Photograph depicts the wooden Hagwilget Bridge spanning a rocky gorge over the Bulkley River. Forested area visible in the background. Annotation on recto of photograph states: "W.W.W. Old Indian Bridge, Bulkley River"

2004.2.1.87 · Item · [between 1898 and 1910]
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

Photograph depicts a lighthouse on a rocky shoreline with a forested area in the background. Annotation on verso of photograph states: "Driad Pt. light near Bella Bella kept by B.B. indian"

2004.2.1.158 · Item · [between 1898 and 1910]
Part of Reverend R.W. Large fonds

Photograph depicts a multi-level hospital surrounded by smaller buildings and a wooden walkway. Annotation on recto of photograph states: "Methodist Hospital, Bella Bella B.C. George E. Darby, B.A., M.B., Superintendent"

2009.7.1.086 · Item · [1898?]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Photograph depicts an unidentified individual leaning against a large overturned dugout canoe; barrel, bucket, and wood planks in foreground. Houses and other buildings can be seen on shore above beach, and two unidentified individuals stand in distance on far right.

Handwritten annotations on verso read: “Haida canoe on beach at Masset / ? 1898”; “No. 4 Page 5. Haida Canoe ready for steaming to [widen?] out and finish.”

An original negative of this photograph is held by the Canadian Museum of Civilization, no. 26664.

Pearl Street in Atlin, BC
2006.20.11.22 · Item · August 1899
Part of Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

Photograph depicts buildings and signage on either side of dirt road. Unidentified man stands on far left, Atlin Lake and mountains can be seen in background.

Hand inscribed annotation on recto of photograph reads: “Pearl St., Atlin, B.C. Aug. 1899. A.C. Hirschfeld, No.74”.

Pearl Avenue in Atlin, BC
2006.20.11.23 · Item · [ca. 1899]
Part of Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

Photograph depicts tent buildings on either side of dirt road. Unidentified men are visible on left, Atlin Lake and mountains can be seen in background.

Hand inscribed annotation on recto of photograph reads: “Pearl Av. looking towards Atlin Lake, Atlin, B.C., A.C. Hirschfeld, No. 174”

2009.7.1.037 · Item · [ca. 1900]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Large group of women, men, and children pose on front steps of church. Some men standing in back hold brass instruments. Bishop Ridley (with long beard) sits in front centre between W.H. Collison (on right) and his son W.E. Collison. Photograph depicts the first church built in Metlakatla, which was burned in a fire in 1901, and replaced in 1903.

Handwritten annotation below image reads: "A gathering of Missionaries and Indians in front of Metlakahtla Church During Synod"; on verso: "[Ven?] Arch Collison & Mrs Collison".

2009.7.1.035 · Item · [ca. 1900]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Group poses between two buildings, small dog visible behind. Wood piles and tree stumps can be seen on hill in background.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Metlakatla BC / Back row - W.E. Collison, Fr. Hogan, ?, ? Canon Keen / Front row - ?, ?, Bishop Du Vernet, Archdeacon Laycock". See also item 2009.7.1.32 for image featuring Father Hogan, and 2009.7.1.29 for image featuring Bishop Du Vernet.

2007.17.3.37 · Item · [19-]
Part of James Joseph Claxton Photograph Collection

Photograph depicts the a painting of three men in the Royal Highland military uniforms. Typed annotation glued to verso of photograph provides an interpretation of this piece of art: "The 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot - 1782. The first battalion of this British regiment arrived in New York in 1756. After serving in numerous campaigns and engagements in North America, the 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot garrisoned in Nova Scotia. It is from this famous regiment that the Black Watch (Royal Highland) Regiment of Canada derives its name and much of its colorful dress and traditions."; "Le 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot - 1782. Le premier bataillon de ce régiment britannique arriva à New-York en 1756. Après plusieurs campagnes en Amérique du Nord, il fit garnison en Nouvelle-Ecosse. C'est de ce fameux régiment que s'inspirent les uniformes et les traditions du Black Watch (Royal Highland) Regiment of Canada. Cornemuses et tambours y ont toujours joué un rôle important et pittoresque."

2009.7.1.170 · Item · [ca. 1900]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Photograph depicts a mortuary pole situated against a snowy landscape.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: “Chapter XVIII, Nom. 1 Chief Gwaksho’s totem pole. The Great Hunter.”

2009.7.1.184 · Item · [ca. 1900]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Photo featuring Captain Vancouver’s tombstone in the churchyard of St. Peter’s Church in Petersham, England.

Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “Illustration from this to be inserted. No. 4.3. on page 183 of manuscript. Vancouver’s tomb, Petersham, England”.

Chilkat Robe and Headress
2009.7.1.168 · Item · [ca. 1900]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Chief’s ceremonial Chilkat robe hung for portrait; associated headress is attached to wall above it. Woven headress features the inset face of a carved wooden bird.

Handwritten annotation in pen on verso: “Chief’s Dancing Robe surmounted by Dancing Headress for page 8.” Verso also has additional handwritten annotations which have been crossed out. Stamped photographers mark on recto: “Werner & Son; 39 Grafton St. Dublin.”

2007.17.3.36 · Item · [19-]
Part of James Joseph Claxton Photograph Collection

Photograph depicts a painting of a battle regiment consisting of six men holding rifles and one man looking on. Typed annotation glued to verso of photograph reads: "Le Régiment de Carignan-Salières - 1665. This famous regiment was dispatched to Canada (then called New France) by King Louis XIV and disembarked from its small sailing vessels on eastern shores in the spring of 1665. Historically it was an important event. Until then, the colonists had been obliged to provide their own defence and the French regiment was the first military protection they enjoyed."; "Le Régiment de Carignan-Salières - 1665. Ce fameux régiment fut envoyé au Canada (appelé alors Nouvelle-France) par Louis XIV. Au printemps de 1665, il débarquait sur les rivages de l'est. Jusque-là, les colons avaient dû se défendre par leurs propres moyens; c'était la première protection militaire qui leur était offerte. L'arrivée des troupes régulières ramenèrent l'espoir aux colons découragés."