Ernest Brown fonds [graphic material, cartographic material, textual record]
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Ernest Brown fonds [graphic material, cartographic material, textual record]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:ca. 1864-1923.Reference:R16329-0-0-EType of material:Photographs, Art, Maps and cartographic material, Textual materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:5269809Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:2 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):ca. 1864-1923.Place:Canada:Place of creation:CanadaAdded country of publication:Russia (Federation)Extent:1 album (117 photographs, 15 profiles, 4 maps, 3 prints, 2 paintings and 16 p. of textual records).
Positive - paper - silverLanguage of material:EnglishScope and content:The collection consists of a photograph album, entitled The Birth of the Canadian West, depicting various aspects of life in the Northwest Territories (now comprised of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and Nunavut) and British Columbia, including several depictions of indigenous individuals and communities, and also including towns, trading posts and forts, fur trapping, portaging, the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Riel Rebellion, etc., ca. 1870-1910; photos by C.W. Mathers. Ernest Brown and Boorne and May.Provenance:Finding aid:Source:Private
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