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Photographs : Pacific Railway Survey, British Columbia
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- graphic material
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1 album (54 photographs : b&w)
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Horetzky, Charles (1838-1900)
Purchased by the Provincial Library, Archives Dept. in 1930 from the estate of Mrs. Mackenzie via W.S. McAlpine of Toronto. The album had been in the possession of the Hon. Alexander Mackenzie, Prime Minister of Canada.
Scope and content
The series consists of a photograph album created in 1875, possibly as a presentation album for Prime Minister Alexander Mackenzie. containing 53 black and white photographs taken by Charles Horetzky. The images were taken during the Canadian Pacific Railway Survey and are mostly of the Homathko River area. Each photograph is numbered and has a caption.
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All photographs have been described at the item level and many have been scanned. See lower level descriptions.
Archives code(s): 1. Horetzky; Album 12.
Accession number(s): 198604-013