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Mount Albert Edward 6871 feet

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 21, 1938
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm, mounted on heavy-weight paper 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Item No.
243-060
Storage Location
AV Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a hiker leaning against the rock face on Mount Albert Edward and looking at the faces that have been carved into it. Another mountain is visible in the distance. This was part of a trip to the Forbidden Plateau made by a small party of City of Courtenay officials. George A. Grant was …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 21, 1938
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-060
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
AV Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm, mounted on heavy-weight paper 17.5 x 26.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a hiker leaning against the rock face on Mount Albert Edward and looking at the faces that have been carved into it. Another mountain is visible in the distance. This was part of a trip to the Forbidden Plateau made by a small party of City of Courtenay officials. George A. Grant was one of the climbers in the party.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Mountains - British Columbia
Recreational Activities - Hiking
Arts - Sculptures
Notes
Title taken from handwritten title on paper mount
Handwritten note on paper mount reads: "How many Cowichan Indian faces on the lookout?"
Second handwritten note on paper mount reads: "After about 5 hours 21st JULY 1938 'Yes it looks quite a step yet, but we'll make it in a couple of hours or so."
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver Island
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