Item C-09286 - Musqueam encampment on Fraser River

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Musqueam encampment on Fraser River

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  • [ca. 1865-1867] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w glass plate negative ; 25 x 21 cm

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Item consists of a photograph of Musqueam camp on the bank of the Fraser River. Additional explanatory notes are included in the caption of this photograph in Dally album 5 (MS-3100.5): "Native woman examining a child's head (which moved) for native runners and immolating them when found between her teeth. Mosqueem [Musqueam] Indian encampment on the Fraser River. Queens Birthday Visitors 1865." The 1865 date appears in Dally's hand in the album caption, however it may be incorrect; Dally visited New Westminster in 1867.

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The photograph appears in the following albums:

MS-3100.4, page 34
MS-3100.5, page 22
MS-3100.7, page 13
MS-3100.10, page 19
MS-3100.12, page 15

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Restriction: Original negative for image HP057615 is a glass plate negative. Researchers should consult the online reference image or reference room copy prior to consulting the original.

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Accession number(s): 95-7328 [198509-002?]

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Archives code(s): HP057615

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Maynard Collection Plate #6 Indians encamped on the banks of the Fraser River.

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