Hauling a birch-canoe up a rapid
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm
6 July 1894
Item is a photograph of men walking through shallow water, pulling a birchbark canoe up a rapid on Sturgeon River, Saskatchewan, in the region of Namew Lake. The photograph was taken by J.B. Tyrrell on the 1894 expedition to the barren lands.
Title taken from caption in album.
"Item contained in album entitled 'Photographs, 1894' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'."
Date assigned by Tyrrell in album 'July 6'
"Ms. Coll 26, box P145"
"'885, J.B. Tyrrell, Aug. 15'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Namew Lake (Sask.)
Canoes and canoeing