Title and statement of responsibility area
Barkerville after the fire of September 16, 1868
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- graphic material
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Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on subject of the photograph.
- Attributions and conjectures: Photograph is attributed to Frederick Dally.
- Variations in title: Previously known as: "St. scene in Barkerville, Cariboo after the fire of Sept. 16, 1868"
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Dates of creation area
17 Sep. 1868 (Creation)
Physical description area
1 photograph : b&w glass plate negative ; 26 x 20 cm
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Scope and content
Item consists of one photograph of Barkerville the day after fire destroyed the town on September 16, 1868. Groups of men stand amid rubble, smoke, and tree stumps. An unopened safe from The Bank of British Columbia can be seen at the centre of the image.
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Availability of other formats
The photograph also appears in albums: MS-3100 Album 2, page 41; MS-3100 Album 10, page 49; and MS-3474.
Restrictions on access
Preservation restriction: item is a glass plate negative. Researchers should consult the online reference image or reference room copy prior to consulting the original.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
This item is in the public domain.
Accession number(s): 95-7328
Archives code(s): HP010071
The photograph was previously considered part of accession 198905-001, which it is not.
Original glass plate negative was removed from the BC Archives "Gen File" in 2021.
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- Dally, Frederick (Subject)
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