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Mining photographs of Boulder Creek and the Atlin, British Columbia mining district [graphic] /
BANC PIC 1999.052--ALB
Collection Overview

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)

Abstract:

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.

Date:

1902 (issued)

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

Note:

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, B.C.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (99 photographic prints) : b&w ; album 19 x 27 cm.

Language:

French

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1999.052--ALB

Origin:

British Columbia