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Abraham in kayak

Image is a portrait of a man wearing hooded furs and kayaking on a body of water. Wooden structures on the shore are visible in the background. Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "PHOTOGRAPHIE VON J. M. JACOBSEN ST. PAULI Hackhell's Passage 2te Bernhardstrasse 25 HAMBURG Gesetzlich deponirt. Brevete (S. G. D. G.) Registered." Around the border of the verso is printed " Neuer Pferdemarkt 13. KARL HAGENBECK'S THIERPARK HAMBURG". Handwritten inscription in pencil reads "Abraham in kayak".

Artifacts: hunting, fishing, and cooking

Image is of a display of artifacts which appear to be primarily from Northwest Coast cultural groups. Artifacts include wood carvings, kayak paddles, mauls, net or line sinkers, harvesting baskets, and fishing nets. and implements, and ornaments.

Artifacts: mask, argillite, mauls

Image depicts a display of artifacts that appear to be predominately from the Northwest Coast cultural groups, including a mask, argillite totem poles, and mauls. Printed underneath the image is the photographer information: "Thos. E. Perkins, Toronto".

Artifacts: masks, culinary vessels, implements

Image is of a display of artifacts which includes masks, wood carvings, culinary vessels and implements, and ornaments. Masks appear to be primarily from Northwest Coast cultural groups. On the right is a mounted costume which may be Inuit reindeer skin garments.

Artifacts: masks, woven baskets, hats

Image is of a display of artifacts which appear to be primarily from Northwest Coast cultural groups. Artifacts include masks, woven baskets and hats. On the right is a mounted costume which may be Inuit reindeer skin garments. On the bottom of the display are the words "INDIAN CURIOUS THINGS".

Captain John Shawalas

Image is an oval head and shoulders portrait of a man identified in an inscription below the image as Captain John Shawalas. An additional handwritten inscription reads "native assistant at Chilliwack Indian Mission, an old hereditary chief".

Charles Edenshaw in prov. museum

Image depicts a totem pole in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. Inscribed on the image is "totem Poles, Massett [sic] Q. C. I." Handwritten inscription below the image reads "R. Maynard, Artist". Handwritten inscription on the verso reads "Charles Edenshaw in prov. museum." Printed on the verso Is the photographer information in the inscription "R. MAYNARD, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST and Dealer in All Kinds of Photographic Materials. Stereoscopic and Large Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for Sale. Cor. Douglas & Johnson Streets, Victoria, B. C."

Charles Edenshaw in prov. museum

Image is portrait of Charles Edenshaw leaning on frontal house post in Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, B. C. Inscribed on the image is "Indian Totem Poles at Skidegate Q. C. I." Handwritten inscription below the image reads "R. Maynard, Artist". Handwritten inscription on the verso reads "Charles Edenshaw in prov. museum." Printed on the verso Is the photographer information in the inscription "R. MAYNARD, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST and Dealer in All Kinds of Photographic Materials. Stereoscopic and Large Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for Sale. Cor. Douglas & Johnson Streets, Victoria, B. C."

Chief Skedan

Image depicts exterior view of small house built within the frame of the House Chiefs Peep at from a Distance with two Watchmen figures with potlatch hats sitting atop the corner posts of the original house and frontal pole. On the left is a mortuary pole raised for Skedans, head chief of Skedans village with Skedan's crests: a moon with a Thunderbird face at top, mountain goat, and grizzly bear at the base. House is located in Skidegate, Haida Gwaii, B. C. Image appears to be reproduction of a039355.

Chief Skedan’s Mortuary Pole and House Chiefs Peep at from a Distance

Image depicts exterior view of small house built within the frame of the House Chiefs Peep at from a Distance with two Watchmen figures with potlatch hats sitting atop the corner posts of the original house and frontal pole. On the left is a mortuary pole raised for Skedans, head chief of Skedans village with Skedan's crests: a moon with a Thunderbird face at top, mountain goat, and grizzly bear at the base. Printed around the border of the image is the photographer information "PHOTOGRAPHED BY R. MAYNARD, VICTORIA, . . . B. C." Handwritten inscription on the border reads "Skidegate Indian house & poles Skidegate Q. Ch. Is." Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, AND DEALER IN ALL KINDS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, COR. OF DOUGLAS AND JOHNSON STS., VICTORIA, B. C. -- Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for Sale."

Chief of the W. Coast V. I.

Image is a posed portrait printed in an oval shape of two people leaning on a tree stump. The figure on the left is in city clothes and the figure on the right is wrapped in what appears to be a wool trade blanket. The image appears to have been cut out from another source and mounted on the carte de visite card. Below the oval photograph is a printed inscription that has been trimmed off: "CHIEF OF TH [...] W. COAST V. I." Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "N. SHAKESPEARE, Photographer, GOVERNMENT STREET. Victoria, V. I."

Chief's House at Masset

Image depicts exterior view of Chief Wiah's Monster House and frontal house post in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. In front of the house are ten seated figures. Image appears to be reproduction of a039353.

Chief's House at Massett

Image depicts exterior view of Chief Wiah's Monster House and frontal house post with ceremonial entrance in Masset, Haida Gwaii, B. C. In front of the house are ten seated figures. Printed around the border of the image is the photographer information "PHOTOGRAPHED BY R. MAYNARD, VICTORIA, . . . B. C." Handwritten inscription on the border reads "Chief's House at Massett [sic]". Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, AND DEALER IN ALL KINDS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, COR. OF DOUGLAS AND JOHNSON STS., VICTORIA, B. C. -- Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for Sale." A handwritten inscription reads "Chief's House at Massett [sic]".

Family Eskimo Labrador

Image is a group portrait of six people and a dog. The people appear to be indigenous, possibly Inuit people wearing traditional reindeer garments. The portrait takes place outdoors. In the background is a building. Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "PHOTOGRAPHIE VON J. M. JACOBSEN ST. PAULI Hackhell's Passage 2te Bernhardstrasse 25 HAMBURG Gesetzlich deponirt. Brevete (S. G. D. G.) Registered." Around the border of the verso is printed " Neuer Pferdemarkt 13. KARL HAGENBECK'S THIERPARK HAMBURG". Handwritten inscription in pencil reads "Family Eskimo Labrador".

Family from Nakwah, Labrador

Image is a group portrait that consists of three seated figures on stools on an elaborate tile floor. The figures appear to be wearing traditional fur garments of cultures of the Newfoundland and Labrador geographic area, possibly Inuit. Printed on the verso is the photographer information with the inscription "PHOTOGRAPHIE VON J. M. JACOBSEN ST. PAULI Hackhell's Passage 2te Bernhardstrasse 25 HAMBURG Gesetzlich deponirt. Brevete (S. G. D. G.) Registered." Around the border of the verso is printed " Neuer Pferdemarkt 13. KARL HAGENBECK'S THIERPARK HAMBURG". Handwritten inscription in pencil reads "Family from Nakwah, Labrador ; Nom Jeg?neman [illegible] mean the old Fox". Additional handwritten inscriptons in pencil (illegible).

Fraser River salmon

Image is a postcard that depicts a fishery and fishery workers with harvested Salmon in the foreground. Printed inscription below the image reads "Fraser River Salmon. Published by W. T. Cooksley, Photographer, New Westminster, B. C."

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