Portage above Yath-kyed Lake
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 17 cm
28 August 1894
Item is a photograph of kayaks sitting on the rocks of a portage south of Yathkyed Lake, Nunavut. An expedition member is visible walking across the rocks of the portage. 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' which forms part of the sub-sub-series entitled 'Albums relating to Geological Survey expeditions'."
Date assigned by Tyrrell in album 'Aug 28'
"Ms. Coll 26, box P145"
"'960, J.B. Tyrrell, Aug'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"