Eskimo kyacks beside Mr. Tyrrell's canoe on Anuleak Lake
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 16 cm
21 August 1894
Item is a photograph of an expedition member in a canoe beside a long row of Inuit in kayaks on Anuleak Lake, probably Angikuni Lake, Nunavut. The boats are held together by a long pole or rope. The photograph was taken by J.B. Tyrrell on the 1894 expedition to the barren lands.
Title taken from caption in album.
"Ms. Coll 26, box P145"
"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 'Aug 21'
"On August 21 at Angikuni Lake the party was visited by an Eskimo trader named Anuleak, who agreed to carry a letter from Tyrrell to Du Brochet Post at Reindeer Lake."
"'949, J.B. Tyrrell, Aug 13'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Angikuni Lake (Nunavut)