Woman dressing moose hide at above Camp
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm
30 June 1894
Item is a photograph of an aboriginal woman dressing a moose hide, with an aboriginal man, woman and child standing next to the tanning frame, beside a log cabin. 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. By J.B. Tyrrell. Cumberland House in canoes down Kazan River to Churchill, then by dog sleds to Winnipeg' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'."
Date assigned by Tyrrell in album 'June 30'
"Ms. Coll 26, box P145"
"'871, J.B. Tyrrell, August 15'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Hides and skins--Dressing and dyeingIndigenous peoples--Canada, Northern