Camp at Cache on W. shore, Hudson Bay, 256
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 11 cm
6 October 1893
Item is a photograph of an expedition member bent over beside tents, supplies and canoes in the snow, at a camp near the cache on the western 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 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 '256'
"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 of Hudson Bay so that the expedition members could hasten on to Churchill, without loss of life."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P144, folder 11"
"'209, J.B.T. 93'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"