Item J-01892 - Clubbing to death the bachelor seals or "Stolluschickie" [?] on the Pribiloffs [sic]

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Clubbing to death the bachelor seals or "Stolluschickie" [?] on the Pribiloffs [sic]

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on Cameron's caption on the verso of photograph

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  • 1892 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 11.5 cm on card 25 x 19.5 cm

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A card mounted print of one of Richard Maynard’s field photographs taken during his trip to the seal rookeries of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea in 1892. Richard Maynard made several trips to Alaska for photographic purposes in 1879, 1882, 1887, and in 1892 to the Pribilof Islands where he documented sealing and seal rookeries

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  • Another copy of this photograph is available: F-02164

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Articles from the British Colonist/ The Daily British Colonist/the Daily Colonist relating to the work of Richard Maynard including published accounts of his transportation and travels to Pribilof Islands (1892) and in his other trips to Alaska (1887), are held by the University of Victoria Libraries.

Articles from the St. Louis and Canadian Photographer, also known as Canadian Photographer (December 1887 and July 1894) and The Practical Photographer (May 1894) relating to the work of Richard Maynard, including published accounts of his photographs from the Pribilof Islands and in his other trips to Alaska, are held by the University of Victoria Libraries.

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For related materials, see MS1077 Newcombe family papers for textual material including notebooks (see reel A01764; Vol 47, Folder 2I. Subject files, Series B: Miscellanous. Alaska, 1892 – diary and photograph list) and letters (see reel A01755 , Vol 20, File 5 in “C.F. and W.A. Newcombe – Miscellaneous Papers - Richard Maynard, Letter to Hannah Maynard, dated St. Pauls, Alaska2”) pertaining to Richard Maynard’s 1892 tour and field photography documenting sealing in the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea. In addition, similar materials such as transcriptions of notebooks relating to Richard Maynard’s other Alaskan journeys in the 1870s to late 1880s, can also be found in MS1077 Newcombe family papers (Reel A01764; Vol 47, Folder 2D. Subject files, Series B: Miscellanous. Alaska trips: 1879, 1882, 1887, 1892; Reel A01764; Vol 47, Folder 2H. Subject files, Series B: Miscellanous. Alaska, 1887;). Described as Newcombe Family fonds - PR0356.

For related materials relating to alternative print versions of Richard Maynard’s series of field photograph of sealing in the Pribilof Islands, 1892 (#HP071650/F-02164) and R Maynard's other Alaska journeys in the 1870s to late 1880s, see the BC Archives Photograph Collection.

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Accession number: 198207-008

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Location: 000774-0001, folder 4

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The card mounted photograph contains additional inscription on the verso of the print which appears to relate to the subject of the photograph: “Clubbing to death the bachelor seals or “Stolluschickie” on the Pribyloffs. On the Pribyloff Islands, Bering Sea.” The creator of this inscription is unknown.

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The card mounted photograph contains additional inscription on the verso of the print relating to the use of the print: “Thursday. Cut off top as [marked]. Reduce to 4 ¾ inch. 1822. Westminster. 6325 [Monroe Ave]. Photo [submitted] by Agnes Deans Cameron 1143 [Shudan] Road Chicago. The creator of this inscription is unknown, likely Agnes Deans Cameron.

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Additional documentation regarding documentation on Richard Maynard’s series of field photograph of sealing in the Pribilof Islands (1892) or other of Richard Maynard’s series of field photographs from Alaska during the late 1870s to late 1880s can be found in the Maynard family research files . Resources to provide information on the photographs are available. This material was created by current and past staff and researchers of BC Archives and includes biographical, contextual, and photographic research information. Please contact the BC Archives to determine the access status of these records.

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The mounted photograph bears the following embossed name on the front of the card mount: "Maynard” and “Victoria, B.C." The following appears upside-down on the front of the card mount: “Victoria, B.C."

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  • Box: 000774-0001