The Benjamin Baltzly Collection #2 - Set of 8
Date created approximate: 6-7 November 1871. Photograph taken during Geological Survey of Canada expedition of British Columbia, led by Alfred R. C. Selwyn. Printed caption on verso: Making Portage of Canoes over the Bluff at the Upper Gate of Murchison’s Rapids, in the North Thompson River, B.C. Sir William Logan was temporary director of the Geological Survey of Canada in 1871 while Selwyn (the new director) was in British Columbia on the survey during which this photograph was taken.