RBCM Archives

Series MS-3089 - Photographs : Pacific Railway Survey, British Columbia

River Homathco, 12 miles ... Grand Canon, River Homath... Grand Canon, River Homath... River Homathco, 31.50 mil... River Homathco, 31.50 mil... East branch of River Homa... River Homathco, from Indi... East branch of River Homa... East branch of River Homa... East branch of River Homa... East branch of River Homa...

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Photographs : Pacific Railway Survey, British Columbia

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MS-3089

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  • 1875 (Creation)

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51 photographs : b&w

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Horetzky, Charles (1838-1900)

Custodial history

Purchased by the Provincial Library, Archives Dept. in 1930 from the estate of Mrs. Mackenzie via W.S. McAlpine of Toronto. The album had been in the possession of the Hon. Alexander Mackenzie, Prime Minister of Canada.

Scope and content

The series consists of a photograph album created in 1875, possibly as a presentation album for Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie. containing 51 black and white photographs taken by Charles Horetzky. The images were taken during the Canadian Pacific Survey and are mostly of the Homathco River area. Each photograph is numbered and has a caption.

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Many photographs have been described at the item level and scanned. See lower level descriptions.

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Archives code(s): 1. Horetzky; Album 12.

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Accession number(s): 198604-013

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