Title:Japanese expulsion from Atlin, British Columbia
Creator/Contributor:Muirhead Brothers, creator
Three posed crowd portraits in the snowy streets of Atlin and at McKee Creek. Two include a sign reading : Mayor Kirkland
/ White men's rights without violence / General Ward. One view shows town in background, another shows the Kirkland Hotel.
The fourth view shows a line of Japanese men and a dog sled heading out into the snowy landscape, a rifle-bearing man behind
Date:March 22, 1902 (issued)
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M. Bros. phot.
Attributed to Muirhead Brothers. Printed in Negative: M. Bros. phot.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Handwritten on back of mount: Russo Japan War. (In later hand?)
Captions in negatives read: No. 1, on McKee Creek after the interview, Japs will go; No. 3, return to Atlin, crowd in good
spirits and Japs glad to leave; No. 4, parting send off to Mister Jap; No. 5, exit the disturbing element Mister Jap.
4 photographic prints on mounts : b&w ; image 15 x 20 cm.
BANC PIC 2003.137--PIC