Man in stream with fishing net
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm
Item is a photograph of a man, probably one of the expedition members at Ashe Inlet, standing in a stream which is spanned by a fishing net. The photograph may have been taken by W.A. Ashe, observer at Ashe Inlet during the Hudson Bay Expedition of 1884.
Title based on contents of photograph.
"Expedition member Robert Bell notes that a wide, rapid and shallow stream, which was named by them the Edith River, discharged into Ashe's Inlet near the station. He mentions that the local Inuit informed them that 'at certain seasons large trout were abundant'."
Forms part of the file 'Hudson Bay Expedition photo album'.
"Ms. Coll. 310, box 15, folder 2 "
"Bell's report was included in Gordon's account of the 1884 expedition, which was published as: Report of the Hudson's Bay expedition under the command of Lieut. A.R. Gordon, R.N., 1884"
Emily River (Nunavut)