Fonds consists of 45 glass-plate lantern slides featuring scenes from Osterhout's work with B.C. First Nations, including Haida, Tsimshian and Kwakwaka'wakw. Images document First Nations individuals, communities, totem poles and landscapes of British Columbia.
A row of men in native clothing sit astride horses in the background. Two other men, also in native clothing sit on horseback in front of the others. The two are interacting with a woman in western clothing who faces away from the camera. A man in western clothing faces the camera as well.
View of a government building displaying both the Canadian and British Columbia flags. People on horseback are visible copy right; other people are visible copy left. Mountains and trees can be seen in the background.
View of two government buildings flying Canadian and British Columbia flags. Buildings are surrounded by a fence and a group of people stand on the left side of copy print. Along the right side of the copy print, individuals on horseback can be seen. Mountains and trees appear in the background.