S. Hearne's name on the smooth glaciated rock at Sloop's Cove, near Churchill
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957
1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 17 cm
[13 October 1894]
Item is a photograph of Samuel Hearne's name carved on rock at Sloop's Cove, near Churchill. The inscription on the rock reads 'S. Hearne, July VI 1767'. 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 supplied from expedition itinerary.
"Ms. Coll 26, box P145"
"'980, J.B. Tyrrell, Oct 13'"
"The official report of the expedition was published as : Report on the Doobaunt, Kazan and Ferguson Rivers"
Hearne, Samuel, 1745-1792