Mrs. McKay and family
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm
20 June 1893
Item is a photograph of Mrs. McKay, wife of Dr. William M. McKay, Hudson's Bay Company officer at Fort Chipewyan, Alberta, and her children, sitting outside on the steps of a house. The photograph was taken by J.B. Tyrrell on the 1893 expedition to the barren lands.
Title taken from caption in photo 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 and date assigned by Tyrrell in album '42, June 20'."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P143, folder 7"
"'317, J.B.T. 93'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Fort Chipewyan (Alta.)