Item C-09286 - Native woman examing 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.

Original Digital object not accessible

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Native woman examing 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.

General material designation

  • graphic material

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Item

Reference code

C-09286

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • [1866-1870] (Creation)
    Creator
    Dally, Frederick, 1838-1914

Physical description area

Physical description

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

(1840-1914)

Biographical history

Frederick Dally was born in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England in 1840. He arrived in Victoria, British Columbia, in 1862, on the China Clipper “Cyclone.” In March 1864, Dally leased a store at the corner of Fort and Government streets, and in 1866 he opened a photographic studio in Victoria. Between 1865 and 1870, he took extensive photographs around Vancouver Island and in the Cariboo District.

In 1866 Dally accompanied Governor A.E. Kennedy on H.M.S. Scout for a tour of Vancouver Island and Nootka Sound with his primary purpose being to visit and photograph First Nations communities.

In 1867, Dally visited the Cariboo goldfields in the central interior of British Columbia, and opened for business in Barkerville. He remained here for one month before returning to Victoria after a brief stay in Quesnelmouth. He returned to the Cariboo and again set up shop in Barkerville the following summer. His studio was in operation for only two weeks before it was destroyed by the Barkerville fire on September 16, 1868. During his stays in the Cariboo, Dally photographed mines, towns, and scenery. By December of the same year, Dally had returned to Victoria and was again operating his studio on Fort Street.

In 1870, Dally’s business was taken over by the Green Brothers, who were meant to purchase Dally’s negatives and photography equipment. Two years later, these items went for sale at auction and many of Dally’s negatives were purchased by Richard and Hannah Maynard. Many of Dally’s photographs were published for sale under the Maynard name.

In October of 1870, Frederick Dally travelled to Philadelphia where he enrolled in a dentistry program. He graduated in 1872, at which point he returned to England to practice dentistry.

Frederick Dally died in 1914.

Custodial history

Scope and content

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Restriction: Original negative for image HP57615 is a glass plate negative. Researchers should consult the online reference image or reference room copy prior to consulting the original.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

General note

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

General note

Archives code(s): HP057615

General note

Accession number(s): 198509-002
MS-3100, Album 5, Page 22.
[Dally's caption from Album 4: Mosqueum [Musqueam] Indians encamped on the banks of the Fraser river - New W. [New Westminster]]
The date of 1865, added by Dally at a later date, may be incorrect. Dally visited New Westminster in 1867.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Digital object (Master) rights area

Digital object (Reference) rights area

Digital object (Thumbnail) rights area

Accession area