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Children performers and band at outdoor event

Photograph of a group of children in ceremonial dress and a brass band at an outdoor event, possibly a potlatch. An unidentified man is standing prominently in the foreground of the image. A stamp on the verso of the print indicates that it was printed in 1958.

Mildred Laurie

Harlan Smith collection

  • 87
  • Collection
  • 1919-1925, 1999

Fonds consists of photographic prints and text labels used in the “Emergence from the Shadow: First Peoples’ Photographic Perspective” exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, from October 22, 1999 to January 6, 2002. The images depict several different First Nations groups including Haida, Kimsquit, Bella Coola, Ulkatcho-Carrier, Chilcotin, Assiniboine, and Gitksan. The label text incorporates information which Smith recorded at the time of creation. It gives name and age (if known) of the sitters as well as lineage, employment, and style of dress.

Harlan Smith

Portrait of doctor

Image is a head and shoulders portrait of a man who appears to be wearing an ornamented headband. A handwritten inscription below the image reads Doctor. Photographer information printed on verso with the inscription "Mrs. 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 AND JOHNSON STREETS, VICTORIA, B. C. Additional handwritten inscriptions read "1000" in black ink and "no. 12 (1)" in red ink.

[Portrait of woman in blanket]

Image is a head and shoulders portrait of a woman wrapped in a blanket. Underneath the image is a handwritten inscription which reads "Victoria B.C." Photographer information printed on verso with the inscription "Mrs. 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 AND JOHNSON STREETS, VICTORIA, B. C."

Victoria B.C. Clams

Image is a posed portrait of a woman wearing what appears to be a Coast Salish woven cedar hat and carrying a basket of clams on her back. In the lower righthand corner of the image is a handwritten inscription which reads "Victoria B.C. Clams". Photographer information printed on verso with the inscription "Mrs. R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, And Dealer in all Kinds of PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS. Stereoscopic and Large Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for sale. Corner of Douglas and Johnson Sts, VICTORIA, B. C."

[Portrait of woman seated on tile floor]

Image is a posed portrait of a woman wrapped in a blanket and seated on the ground on a patterned tile floor. Photographer information printed on verso with the inscription "Mrs. R. Maynard, Photographic Artist, And Dealer in all Kinds of PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS. Stereoscopic and Large Views of British Columbia and Vancouver Island for sale. Corner of Douglas and Johnson Sts., VICTORIA, B. C." A handwritten inscription in the lower right corner of the verso reads "Indian (home?) on (Birds?) Inlet, B. C."

Battle Bay Totem

File consists of slides depicting totem poles, likely located near Battle Bay, British Columbia.

Nuu-chah-nulth], Yuquot (Friendly Cove)

Image of artist Minn Sjolseth, Carter's wife, sitting on the back of a fishing vessel. Mountains are in the background. Carter provides more information about Sjolseth on page 133 of his book "From History's Locker."

Anthony Carter

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