Title:Mining photographs of Boulder Creek and the Atlin, British Columbia mining district
Creator/Contributor:Prévost, A., creator
Creator/Contributor:Hirschfeld, A. C. (Alfred Cyril)
Includes town views of Dawson (Yukon) and Atlin (B.C.), Surprise Lake, and Boulder Creek. Landscapes, dog sleds, miners, group
portraits, hydraulic mining operations, flumes, and sluices are among the images. The development of the hydraulic mining
operation is particularly well documented.
Subject:n-ca-bc -- n-ca-yk
Société minière de la Colombie Britannique -- Pictorial works
Mines and mineral resources -- British Columbia -- Atlin Area -- Photographs
Mining districts -- British Columbia -- Photographs
Hydraulic mining -- British Columbia -- Photographs
Yukon Territory -- Pictorial works
British Columbia -- Pictorial works
Atlin (B.C.) -- Pictorial works
Boulder Creek (B.C.) -- Pictorial works
Surprise Lake (Cassiar, B.C.) -- Pictorial works
by A. Pr#evost.
Most captioned and signed in negative: Prevost or A. Pr#evost. Includes several views by A.C. Hirschfeld (Atlin, B.C.) Many
captions refer to the Mining Society of British Columbia (Société minière C.B.)
Many views captioned in negative in French. Album pages captioned in ms. in French.
Prevost, pictured in several photographs within this album, is identified as the accountant of the Société minière de la Colombie
Britannique, a French company that registered to do business in British Columbia in 1901. The agent of the company was Emile
Janne de Lamare. Their operations appear to have been centered at Boulder Creek, which flows into Surprise Lake, east of Atlin,
1 album (99 photographic prints) : b&w ; album 19 x 27 cm.
BANC PIC 1999.052--ALB