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H.M.S. Rocket at Friendly Cove, Nootka Sound

Item consists of a photograph of the H.M.S. Rocket at Friendly Cove (Yuquot), Nootka Sound. The photograph was taken by Oregon Colombus Hastings during the 1879 expedition commissioned by Dr. I.W. Powell, the B.C. Superintendent of Indian Affairs. O.C. Hastings was the official photographer for this journey.

H.M.S. Rocket and her officers

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.