Item J-08001 - Victims of Nanaimo mine disaster

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Victims of Nanaimo mine disaster

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  • [1887?] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w glass plate negative ; 13 x 18 cm

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The item consists of a photograph of several dead bodies, partially covered by sheets. The men were killed in a mining accident. Several other men are gathered around the bodies. The photograph is nearly identical to J-08002.

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The glass plate has multiple breaks.

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Digitized in 2019.

Note: the photograph contains graphic imagery. To view the photograph, click on the warning label and scroll down.

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Conservation restriction: the original plate is restricted; please consult digital copy.

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See also: J-08000; J-08001; J-08002; J-08003

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Accession number: 95-7328

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From: "Maynard Collection, Box ? #44. Misc. Includes: Nanaimo Mining Disaster victims; Maynard personal, etc."

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