• Photographic Print, Yukon prospectors No 103 and 104 Below on Spruse [sic] Creek
Photographic Print, Yukon prospectors No 103 and 104 Below on Spruse [sic] Creek
Photographic Print, Yukon prospectors No 103 and 104 Below on Spruse [sic] Creek

Photographic Print, Yukon prospectors No 103 and 104 Below on Spruse [sic] Creek

Archival item



1932.126.4
circa 1900
Photographic print mounted on brown paperboard. Image of a group of men posed in their mining operation in the forest. Inscription on photo reads "No. 103 and 104 Below on Spruse Creek"

Group of miners on placer gold mining claims No. 103 and No. 104 below discovery on Spruce Creek in the Atlin Mining District, B.C. The men and a dog are gathered around a sluice. Sluices, two water wheels, and tents are in background. Bottom corner reads "Vogee Photo 125".

Written on back of mat board "Mrs. Kearns, With Best Wishes, From J. H. Cresswell, Claims 102 & 103 & 104 Spruce Ck., Atlin City, Cassair Dist., B. C., Good bye If unable to meet again, Sep. 10, 1899"
Paper
Length: 30.4 cm; Width: 25.2 cm;
Inscription: No. 103 and 104 Below on Spruse Creek