Party at Cache Camp, W. shore Hudson Bay
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 11 cm
6 October 1893
Item is a photograph of seven expedition members standing with two canoes and supplies at the cache camp, on the west shore of Hudson Bay. 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 the country between Athabasca River and Hudson's Bay' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'.
"Number and date assigned by Tyrrell in album '257, Oct 6'"
"Tyrrell describes in his report that a cache containing one of the canoes, the rock specimens, instruments and 'whatever else was not necessary for our existence' had to be left behind on the shore Hudson Bay so that the expedition members could hasten on to Churchill, without loss of life."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P144, folder 12"
"'246, J.B.T. 93'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"