Mission House, Churchill, taken with Mr. Lofthouse's camera
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 16 cm
26 October 1893
Item is a photograph of one adult and one child standing in front of the Mission House, at Churchill, Manitoba. The photograph was taken on the 1893 expedition to the barren lands, probably by J.B. Tyrrell.
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 '259'
Date taken from J.B. Tyrrell's caption on glass negative in collection.
"The photograph was taken, probably by J.B. Tyrrell, with Joseph Lofthouse's camera presumably because J.B.T. had been forced to leave his own camera with other non-essential supplies at a cache on the shore of Hudson Bay."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P144, folder 12"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"