Fonds PR-0519 - Henry Muskett fonds

Pack train on the way to Kelly Lake. Graham's Ranch, Kelly Lake. Prospecting at the Royal Ulster claim, Big Bar. Swimming horses across the Fraser River at Big Bar. Phil Grinder's Hotel and Post office, Big Bar Indian sweat house, Sheep Mountain Charlie's sweat house, Quartz Camp. Camping on Ram's Mountain. "Totem poles, Alert Bay, BC." Group at the Balfour ferry. Clam Bake, Mount Douglas Beach Clam Bake, Mount Douglas Beach Tanu, Queen Charlotte Islands. Kasaan, Queen Charlotte Islands. Friendly Cove. Alert Bay Friendly Cove. The sternwheeler Domville, on the Fraser River. Potlatch, Esquimalt; native men and women at Potlatch Camp scene, natives seated in circle at Esquimalt potlatch. Potlatch, Esquimalt; group of Native women folding blankets at potlatch. Sweat house on the Fraser River Unidentified canoeists. First Nations woman preparing cedar bark. First Nations woman knitting on four needles.

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Henry Muskett fonds

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  • [ca. 1902] (Creation)
    Muskett, Henry, d. 1947

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5 cm of textual records, 404 photographs

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Henry Muskett was private secretary of Government House and a landscape architect.

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The fonds consists of photographs and a diary kept by Henry Muskett while accompanying Dr. C.F. Newcombe on a biology project in Alaska, on the Queen Charlotte Islands and on the B.C. mainland.

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Archives code(s): MS-2232; 98602-11

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