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View of Alert Bay (Yalis)
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the subject of the photograph.
- Variations in title: Previously titled: Field photograph (stereograph) depicting a side view of a community village site on Vancouver Island with buildings, shoreline and mountain range in view attributed to Richard Maynard.
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1 photograph : b&w collodion glass plate negative ; 18 x 13 cm
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Item consists of a stereograph photograph of Alert Bay (Yalis), showing the houses at the south end of the village. The photograph was presumably taken during the 1874 tour of inspection.
The negative is missing emulsion near the middle of the image on one side of the stereo photograph and in the same region some of the emulsion is cracking. There is also a paper label attached to the surface of the glass. The following conditions results in a loss of the visual information on the plate in those regions
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Restriction: Photograph is a glass plate negative. Researchers should consult the online reference image or reference room copy prior to consulting the original. Please contact the BC Archives for details.
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Accession number(s): 95-7328
This photograph was originally located in BC Archives and Records Service manuscript container identified as: "Maynard Coll. Box 7.16. West Coast Indians [Barkley & Nootka Sound] [Voyage HMS Boxer, Sept 1874] 19 plates" and "#93."
This photograph has the number "22" etched into the surface of the plate.
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