Item J-00401 - H.M.S. Rocket and her officers

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H.M.S. Rocket and her officers

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  • Source of title proper: Title printed on photograph.
  • Attributions and conjectures: Attributed to O.C. Hastings.

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  • 1879 (Creation)

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1 mounted albumen print on board, 27 x 35 cm.

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Custodial history unknown. Photograph originally given HP number ca. 1954. It was accessioned as 198611-001 in 1986 with the other photographs that form MS-3100.11.

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The item is a b&w photograph, probably taken by photographer O.C. Hastings in July 1879. Hastings accompanied Dr. I.W. Powell (Superintendent of Indian Affairs for British Columbia) and A.C. Anderson (Commissioner and Fisheries inspector) on a tour of coastal reserves and villages. They traveled on the H.M.S. Rocket.

On the back of the photograph, the following are identified:
Centre Capt. Orlebar; standing 3rd from left A.C. Anderson; [standing] at end Dr. I. W. Powell.

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See B-03542 and A-00255 for other photographs of the Rocket, probably taken on the same trip.

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Archives code(s): HP038509

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Accession number(s): 198611-001

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  • Box: 001111-0002