Eva Davies collection [graphic material]
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Eva Davies collection [graphic material]Niveau hiérarchique :CollectionDate :1886-1900.Référence :R13879-0-7-EGenre de documents :Documents photographiquesTrouvé dans :Archives / Collections et fondsNo d’identification :180150Contexte de cette notice :
Notice descriptive – DétailsCollection comprend :7 description(s) de niveau inférieurVoir description(s) de niveau inférieurDate(s) :1886-1900.Lieu de création :CanadaÉtendue :1 album (129 photographs) : 15 3/4" x 10 3/4"
1 album (91 photographs) : 11" x 13"Langue du document :anglaisPortée et contenu :Two albums of photographs possibly depicting a rail journey across Canada on the Canadian Pacific Railway as well as north to Skagway and to the Yukon Territories in the late 1890s. The first album contains photographs of Niagara Falls, Kakabeka Falls, Winnipeg, Calgary, Banff, the Rocky Mountains, Lake Louise, Slekirk Range, Rogers Pass, Field, Yale, and other locations in Alberta and British Coumbia, culminating in several images of Vancouver, B. C. The second album contains images primarily relating to the Klondike Gold Rush, including views of the Chilkoot and other passes, Bennett Lake, the Stikine route, the Yukon River, and Dawson. Photographs are primarily by Notman for the C.P.R. album, although there are other photographers represented; the views of the Klondike are primarily by E. A. Hegg, Frank Laroche, and Edwards Bros.Provenance :Nom(s) additionnel(s) :Instrument de recherche :Information additionnelle :Note générale :Miss Eva Davies may have been one of the three daughters of the Hon. Louis Davies (1845-1924), P.E.I. premier (1872-79) and politician who served in the Laurier cabinet (1896-1901) and who, as a Supreme Court judge, was involved in the Alaska Boundary Dispute. Another of Davies' daughters, Margaret, took a train trip to Vancouver on the C.P.R. in 1899-1900, which she documented in her diary, now owned by the National Archives of Canada (MG 29 C 108).Historique de la conservation :The two albums were acquired from Miss Eva Davies, Little Hampton, Sussex, England. Miss Davies may have been one of the three daughters of the Honourable Louis Davies, minister in the Laurier Cabinet, and later Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, who died in 1924.Source :Privé
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