Blue fish, Back's Grayling, from Black River, 57
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
1 July 1893
Item is a photograph of a catch of two Arctic Grayling hung up on a fish stringer. The photograph was taken by J.B. Tyrrell on the 1893 expedition to the barren lands.
Title taken from caption in album.
Item contained in album entitled 'Photographs of country between Athabasca River and Hudson's Bay' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'.
Number assigned by Tyrrell in album '57'.
"Tyrrell's name 'Back's Grayling' refers to George Back's description of this fish, in the accounts of his Arctic land expedition in 1833-1835."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P143, folder 9"
'332 J.B. Tyrrell'
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Fond du Lac River (Sask.)