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sternwheeler named Canadian

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-147
  • Item
  • 1898-1905
  • Part of K. McCann

The Canadian was built in 1898 and ran until 1937. It was the largest of ships in the Yukon

Sternwheeler Clifford Sifton

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-149
  • Item
  • 1899-1904
  • Part of K. McCann

The Clifford Sifton ship was built in 1899 on Bennett lake and travelled between Bennett, Dawson and White Horse. It was wrecked in 1904. The ship was named for the Minister of the Interior, Clifford Sifton (1896-1905) who implemented various policies to encourage immigration to western Canada.

portrait of a woman

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-23
  • Item
  • 1900-1909
  • Part of K. McCann

Although the woman is unidentified, she also appears in image 24 in this album, seated next to Maye.

Ernest Shackleton's ship stuck in ice

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-113
  • Item
  • 1900-1910
  • Part of K. McCann

This picture shows a ship stuck in ice. Although captioned as Shackleton's ship, this is quite likely the RRS Discovery, captained by Robert Falcon Scott. It became stuck in ice on the expedition to the South Pole in 1902. Shackleton was part of the crew during this voyage.

Queen Mary, Duchess of Cornwall, visiting Burleith

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-18
  • Item
  • September, 1901
  • Part of K. McCann

In September 1901, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall & York (later King George V and Queen Mary) visited Victoria during their 1901 tour of Canada. The Duchess spent time with Laura Dunsmuir and visited Burleith. James Dunsmuir was Premier of the province at this time.

Young James (Boy) Dunsmuir with a horse

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-45
  • Item
  • 1901-1904
  • Part of K. McCann

James Dunsmuir Jr. is pictured holding the reins of a small horse. He is stood in front of some stables, which could be government house in Victoria or the Dunsmuir family home, Burleith.

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