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Image No: NA-588-1

Title: Captain John Palliser and Sir James Hector.

Date: [ca. 1857]

Remarks: Taken in England.
Copy of PA-285-1.
Sir James Hector, 1834-1907, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and educated at Edinburgh University. In 1857 he was appointed surgeon and geologist to the expedition headed by Captain John Palliser, which explored the Canadian West. He discovered the Kicking Horse Pass through the Rocky Mountains of Alberta. He also studied the geology and ethnology of the areas explored. In 1861 he was appointed provincial geologist to the Province of Otago in New Zealand. In 1865 he became the Director of the Geological Survey of New Zealand. He established the Colonial Museum (now the National Museum), the Colonial Laboratory, and the Meteorological Service. In 1867 he became the first manager of the New Zealand Institute, and in 1868 he became the first manager of the Botanic Garden in Wellington, New Zealand. He retired in 1903, and visited Canada and the Rockies once more in 1904.

Subject(s): Alberta - Personalities / Geologists / Scots in Alberta

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Image No: NA-808-1

Title: Captain John Palliser.

Date: [ca. 1857]

Remarks: Copied from the left part of NA-588-1, which is a copy of PA-285-1.

Subject(s): Alberta - Personalities / Geologists / Scots in Alberta

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Image No: NA-345-17

Title: View of Calgary, Alberta, looking across the river.

Date: [ca. 1880s]

Subject(s): Bow River, Calgary, Alberta / Calgary, Alberta - Buildings / Dogs

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Image No: NA-345-18

Title: Group in front of I.G. Baker store, Calgary, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1882]

Remarks: Located on 12th Avenue, on site of old Calgary General Hospital. (See Calgary Herald: July 7, 1917)
In the photograph are: Angus Sparrow; John L. Bowen; I.G. Baker, manager; "Ghost River" McDonald, father of D.P.; Mr. Playfair; A.P. Patrick and Second Deputy Sheriff Fitzgerald; Willie Bowmen, 6th from the right.
Sign beside door reads: "Mortimer's Home Baked Vienna Bread.....Here".
Built in October 1875. Moved to 9th Avenue and 1st Street SE, 1883 - 1884.

Subject(s): Cold weather clothing / Bakers and bakeries / I.G. Baker and Company, Calgary, Alberta / Calgary, Alberta - Streets (Business) / Calgary, Alberta - Commerce / Calgary, Alberta - Personalities / Calgary, Alberta - Buildings

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Image No: NA-1263-23

Title: Thomas E. Wilson's cabin, Cave and Basin, Banff, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1883]

Subject(s): Banff, Alberta - Dwellings / Dwellings / Log cabins and buildings

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Image No: NA-1263-35

Title: Prospector, Golden, British Columbia.

Date: 1884

Remarks: With equipment outside tent.

Subject(s): Golden, British Columbia - Views / Tents / Camping

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Image No: NA-930-1

Title: Railway construction camp at summit of Rogers Pass, British Columbia.

Date: 1885

Photographer/Illustrator: Ross and McDermid

Remarks: Winter scene.

Subject(s): Winter / Rogers Pass, British Columbia - Construction / Rogers Pass, British Columbia - Buildings / Snow / Railways - Track / Railways - Cars / Railways - Design and Construction

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Image No: NA-2328-9

Title: North-West Mounted Police band, Banff, Alberta.

Date: 1887

Remarks: L-R front row: James Gillespie; Constable F. K. Sewell; Trumpeter W. R. "Shakey" Hunt; Constable H. Alnutt, bugler.
L-R middle row: Constable Ritchie; Constable W. Boyle; Staff Sergeant Fred A. Bagley, with dog, Patsy; Trumpeter A. B. Baird; Constable Carrier.
L-R back row: Corporal S. L. Saunders; Constable Thomas Agnew; Constable J. "Shorty" Davis. For another version of this photos see NA-673-12. See also PA-534-1.

Subject(s): Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Officers / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Bands (Music) / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Uniforms / Bands (Music) / Dogs / Musical instruments / Banff, Alberta - Buildings

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Image No: NA-673-12

Title: North-West Mounted Police band at Banff Springs Hotel, Alberta.

Date: 1888

Photographer/Illustrator: Woodruff, J., Banff, Alberta.

Remarks: Band of "E" Division North-West Mounted Police. Staff Sergeant F. A. Bagley's band from "E" Division.
L-R back row: Corporal S. L. Saunders; Constable Tom Agnew; Constable J. "Shorty" Davis.
L-R middle row: Constable W. J. Ritchie; Constable W. Boyle; Staff Sergeant F. A. Bagley, bandmaster; Trumpeter A. B. Baird; Constable G. W. Carrier.
L-R front row: Joseph Gillespie; Constable F. K. Sewell; Trumpeter W. R. "Shaky" Hunt; Constable H. Alnutt, bugler. For another version of this photo see NA-2328-9.

Subject(s): Banff, Alberta - Buildings / Banff, Alberta - Hotels / Banff, Alberta - Music / Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta / Bands (Music) / Bands (Music) - Uniforms / Musical instruments / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Bands (Music) / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Officers / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Uniforms

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Image No: NA-673-13

Title: Group in front of Moulton Park theatre, Banff, Alberta.

Date: [ca. 1888]

Remarks: Band of "E" Division North-West Mounted Police in background.
Theatre was located close to site of present (1963) Royal Canadian Mounted Police barracks.

Subject(s): Children / Children's clothing / Women's clothing / Hats / Banff, Alberta - Buildings / Banff, Alberta - Theatres / Bands (Music) / Royal Canadian Mounted Police - Bands (Music)

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