Steamer Northcote, behind Cumberland
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm
[3 July 1894]
Item is a photograph of the wrecked steamship Northcote, behind Cumberland House, Saskatchewan. 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, 1894' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'."
The Northcote had been used by the North West Mounted Police in the 1885 Riel Rebellion.
"Date supplied from expedition itinerary 'July 3, 1894'."
"Ms. Coll 26, box P145"
"'877, J.B. Tyrrell, Aug 15'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Cumberland House (Sask.)