[Indicated by arrows]: Herrings drying. Hut of mats. Indian man. Indian woman in blanket. Three canoes. A cove in Esquimalt Harbour, Vancouver Island, shewing [sic] an Indian family encamped during the herring season.
Esq. [Esquimalt Harbour]
An Indian encampment Esquimalt Harbour [On reverse]: Indians encamped in a small cove, showing the rush mat habitation, mode of drying herrings, Chinook-shaped canoes, by the landing stage Esquimalt harbour, Vancouver Island.