Port Essington, BC
33 Archival description results for Port Essington, BC
Close view of dock full of rows of nets and a few workers. Rows of bunkhouses on shore in background. Handwritten annotation in pencil on recto reads: “Port Essington B. C.”
Photograph of a boardwalk street with buildings on either side, several people visible in image. Trees can be seen on street, and mountains stand in background. Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Port Essington, North Coast Commercial Coy”.
Photograph depicts a snow covered inlet with wooden poles and a lookout porch with a mountain in the background. Annotation on recto of photograph states: "CUNNINGHAM FLOAT WINTER 1915-16. PT ESSINGTON"
View of dock full of rows of nets and a few workers. Sail boats are anchored near the dock and there are rows of bunkhouses in the mid ground, trees in the background. Handwritten annotation in pencil on recto reads: “Port Essington B. C.”
A man with a doctor's bag walks with a woman along a dock; a cannery building iand a net rack visible are visible in the background. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Dr. Armstrong & nurse Miss Dorothy Hall leaving fish factory on return to Port Essington".
Two men standing on wooden boardwalk in front of a house. One man is waving. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Dr. Armstrong & summer relief doctor for June to September".
Dr. and Mrs. Perry with daughter Lois sitting on the stoop of the Port Essington Hospital petting a dog. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Dr. A.E. Perry with Mrs. Perry & daughter Lois, 1932 in front of Essington Hospital, summer".
Four men and four women pose for a group photo on the front porch of Port Essington Hospital. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Hospital staff at Pt. Essington with Dr. A.E. Perry".
Photograph depicts the interior of a grocery shop displaying eggs, scale, sides of meat, bananas, other produce and 2 shop attendants. Sign above table reads: Morrow & Frizzell. Handwritten annotation in pencil on recto reads: “Port Essington B. C. 1907”.
View of building, dock, harbour and small islands with snow peaked mountains in background. Printed caption on verso reads: “Port Essington B.C. Photo by P. E. Fisher”. Handwritten annotation in ink on verso reads: “up the Skeena”, in pencil on verso: “Port Essington, North Coast Commercial Coy”.
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.
View of peninsula with houses and trees. Dock in mid ground, trees and grasses in foreground. Recto stamped “Port Simpson DE 17" and "Port Essington DE 18". Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "W. J. O'Neill Esq. Telegraph Point Via Pt. Essington B.C. Don't you think this pretty [Weggs & Mr. Byron?] was over last night - said he saw you and [Halie?]. Yours - BaBa".
A collection of postcard photographs of Port Essington BC, Port Simpson BC, Atlin, Quesnel, McBride, Hagwilget Village, Giscome, Likely, Kitwanga, Smithers, Prince Rupert BC, Prince (Fort) George BC Images depict street scenes, water scenes, community events, businesses, buildings, and aerials of the towns. Collection also depicts a number of Northern BC paddle wheelers.
Series consists of images pertaining the Collison family, North Coastal First Nations communities, means of transportation along North Coastal British Columbia, and various church structures and religious events.
Consists of 2 overlapping legal-size copies depicting the plans for Lot 7392 in Port Essington.
Plan of Port Essington consists of an architectural plan for the townsite of Port Essington compiled from plans in Land Registry and described as Composite Plan 537 (originally deposited October 17th 1893). Depicts Skeena River, Hocsal River, individual lots and streets, the B.C. Fishing and Packing Co. Ltd., a graveyard, and the Anglo British Columbia Packing Co.
"Port Essington: A Town Remembered" consists of copies of 4 black & white photographs of Port Essington, taken in October 1984 by Nancy Robertson, and published on page 13 of the 15 November 1984 edition of The Daily News, Prince Rupert's newspaper. The page caption reads as follows : "Port Essington : a town remembered - These photos are from an aging Port Essington taken in the fall month of October by photographer Nancy Robertson. Once a thriving community, Port Essington stands derelict at a Skeena estuary with only occasional visitors."
Five men and four women pose for a group photo on boardwalk stairwell at Port Essington Hospital. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "The staff at the summer Hospital at Port Essington to accommodate the native fishermen & families also other people on the Skeena. Centre row: Miss Clark, myself & Miss Hall. Front row: our cook Salamoe & helper on the boat. Top L. : Summer doctor Dr. Ashley Armstrong, caretaker Mr. Brown, laundry man".
File contains postcard photographs portraying life in various Northern BC Communities. Images depict buildings and streets, church structures, harbours and docks, and views of the shore from the water to name a few.
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".
Consists of 3 legal-size copies of drawings of and a surveyor's report on Lot 7392. Includes drawings of lot, and a note reading : "This is a foreshore Lot in front of Part of Lot 45, Village of Port Essington"
Formal group photo of six men standing behind five seated women in an outdoor setting. Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "A visit to Port Essington Hospital by The Crosby III".
Subject areas identified in this collection include: church and hospital buildings (including nurses quarters); group photos featuring doctors, nurses, and hospital workers; grave markers; landscapes; processing of oolichan fish; and various church-related events such as weddings and church openings.Thomas Crosby Mission Ships
Photograph depicts buildings along shore; bridge and boardwalk cross forest in right foreground. Hills visible in distance.
Handwritten annotation below image reads: "Port Essington from bridge"; on verso: "Heading or full page Illustration Chapter XXIII No2".
Photograph depicts shore and village with a treed hill in the background. Water and boats in foreground. Handwritten annotation in ink on verso of photograph: "Port Simpson B.C.". Semi-legible annotation on recto notes the postcard was addressed to London, England.