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Volume of photographs re the Labrador Eclipse Expedition of 1905, 1905

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 205/2/5b

Scope and Contents

Frontispiece . Eclipse Expedition Participants
Page 2: Photo 1. View of Dominion Observatory with inset portrait of J.S. Plaskett.
Page 3: Photo 2. ‘Quebec’. View of city from across river. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 3: Photo 3. ‘Before Leaving’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Marsh.
Page 4: Photo 4. ‘Leaving the "King"’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 4: Photo 5. ‘On the way home’. Posed group photo on deck. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 5: Photo 6. ‘Loading Apparatus’. Crates being loaded on ship. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 5: Photo 7. ‘Lightering’. Small sailing vessels laden with barrels. Credited photographer: Howell.
Page 5: Photo 8. ‘Brer Johnsing’. Man with stone boat anchors. Credited photographer: Collins.
Page 6: Photo 9. ‘Northwest River’. View over water to ship and small settlement on right bank. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 6: Photo 10. ‘Esquimaux Point’. View of moored boats. Credited photographer: Lajeunesse.
Page 7: Photo 11. ‘Fishing Boats Esquimaux, PA’. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 7: Photo 12. ‘Blanc Sablon’. View over water of small settlement and sail/steamship. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 8: Photo 13. ‘Nearing Home St. Lawrence’. Sail ship. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 8: Photo 14. ‘Iceberg’. Credited photographer: Lajeunesse.
Page 9: Photo 15. ‘Iceberg’. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 9: Photos 16-17. ‘Replenishing the Refrigerator’. Collecting ice from an iceberg. Credited photographer: Lyman.
Page 10: Photo 18. ‘Stacking Cod’. View of jetty with stacked cod and inhabitants. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 10: Photo 19. ‘Drying Cod’. Racks of drying fish, well-dressed ladies and dwellings. Credited photographer: Lajeunesse.
Page 11: Photo 20. ‘Saluting the King’. Group of men firing guns in the air; ship in background. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 11: Photo 21. ‘Arrival of 2nd Party’. Group by flagpole. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 11: Photo 22. ‘The Captain’. Man with pipe. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 12: Photo 23. ‘Clark City’. Rail tracks by water. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 12: Photo 24. ‘Seven Islands’. small settlement by water and sail ship & boats. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 13: Photo 25. ‘Raising the Eclipse Flag’. Expedition group, tents and flagpole. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 13: Photo 26. ‘Cement Mixers’. Construction work at the observation site. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 14: Photo 27. ‘Eclipse Camp’. View of site with tents and huts. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 14: Photo 28. ‘Our Brave Defenders’. Seven men standing to attention with rifles. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 15: Photo 29. ‘Construction of Long Focus Camera’. Wooden structure under construction. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 15: Photo 30. ‘Moving Supplies’. Men unloading a row boat. Credited photographer: Marsh.
Page 15: Photo 31. ‘Father Kavanagh at Work’. Group of three men with telescope. Credited photographer: Kavanagh.
Page 16: Photo 32. ‘Rehearsal’. Group of men with equipment. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 16: Photo 33. ‘Father Kavanagh Ready’. Group of two men with telescope. Credited photographer: Marsh.
Page 16: Photo 34. ‘Mr. Maunder Ready’. E.W. Maunder standing by his camera in front of tents. Credited photographer: Maunder.
Page 17: Photo 35. ‘Caught Unaware’. Three men with telescope. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 17: Photo 36. ‘Hard at Work’. Men erecting timber structure. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 18: Photo 37. ‘The Chief’ [appears to be the same photo as #35]. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 18: Photo 38. ‘Erecting the Camera Hut’. Men erecting a wooden structure. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 19: Photo 39. ‘On Shipboard’. Informal photo of persons on steam ship. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 19: Photo 40. ‘Montagnais Indians’. Family group by water’s edge with canoe. Credited photographer: Marsh.
Page 19: Photo 41. ‘Jail Birds’ [posed for a joke?]. Credited photographer: Collins.
Page 20: Photo 42. ‘Ready for Business’. Group with cameras/telescopes. Credited photographer: Maunder.
Page 20: Photo 43. ‘The Navigators’. Men with sextants. Credited photographer: Marsh.
Page 20: Photo 44. ‘Ready for Business’. Group with cameras/telescopes. Credited photographer: Maunder.
Page 21: Photo 45. ‘On Eclipse Morning’. Group with cameras/telescopes. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 21: Photo 46. ‘Finishing Touches’. Man working on large piece of equipment. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 22: Photo 47. ‘Photography under Difficulties’. Man falling over with tripod camera, while on deck of ship. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 22: Photo 48. ‘Quietly Resting’. Gentleman sleeping in deck chair on ship. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 22: Photo 49. ‘A Transport Outfit’. E.W. Maunder & A.S.D. Maunder, and others moving goods. Credited photographer: Marsh.
Page 23: Photo 50. ‘Mistah Johnsing at Bay’. Dogs (huskies?) barking at man standing on rock. Credited photographer: Kavanagh.
Page 23: Photo 51. ‘The Labrador Band’. Bearded Man with dogs. Credited photographer: Gauthier.
Page 23: Photo 52. ‘A Dog Team’. Man handling dogs in harness. Credited photographer: Gauthier.
Page 24: Photo 53. ‘Their Sunday Clothes’. Posed group of expedition party. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 24: Photo 54. ‘Ottawa & Hamilton Preparations’. View of tents and huts with church in background. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 25: Photo 55. ‘A Missionary Meeting’. Group of expedition participants sitting around a table in tent. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 25: Photo 56. ‘Camera Hut and Tube’. View of hut and equipment. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 26: Photo 57. ‘Ready for Work’. Men working on equipment of picture #56. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 26: Photo 58. ‘Mr. Cotter and Dog Team’. Man ‘handling’ dog team around eclipse site. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 27: Photo 59. ‘Chateau Bay’. Shoreline view. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 27: Photo 60. ‘Blanc Sablon’. Similar view to #12. Credited photographer: Kavanagh.
Page 27: Photo 61. ‘Shore of Lake Melville’. Credited photographer: Upton.
Page 28: Photo 62. ‘Nearing Completion’. Long tube and camera hut. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 28: Photo 63. ‘On a Sunday Afternoon’. Group of men by lakeshore. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 28: Photo 64. ‘Everyone Happy’. Smiling group on deck. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 29: Photo 65. ‘On the Briardene’. View on deck of steamship. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 29: Photo 66. ‘Industry and Idleness’. Group in deck chairs on ship. Credited photographer: Upton.
Page 29: Photo 67. ‘Able to be out’. Man asleep in deck chair. Credited photographer: Howell.
Page 30: Photo 68. ‘Near Chateau Bay’. Water view towards shore. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 30: Photo 69. ‘Iceberg’. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 30: Photo 70. ‘A Beauty’. Iceberg. Credited photographer: Howell.
Page 31: Photo 71. ‘The Chapel’. The altar inside a wooden chapel. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 31: Photo 72. ‘The Sisters. Esquimaux PA’. Nuns walking by racks of drying cod. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 31: Photo 73. ‘Montmorenci Falls’. View of falls near Quebec city. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 32: Photo 74. ‘Strathcona’s House’. Small house, men with dogs and sled. Credited photographer: Lageunesse.
Page 32: Photo 75. ‘The Factor’. Another man with the dogs by the same houses. Credited photographer: Aldous
Page 32: Photo 76. ‘Caught in the Act’. Man on roof of log cabin in woods. Credited photographer: Kavanagh.
Page 33: Photo 77. ‘A Locomotive . Clark City’. Photo of steam engine with drivers on wood trestles. Credited photographer: Lageunesse.
Page 33: Photo 78. ‘Rigolet’. View of shore line. Credited photographer: Aldous.
Page 33: Photo 79. ‘From Rigolet’. View out to water with ships. Credited photographer: Near.
Page 34: Photo 80. ‘De Lury’s Treat’. Expedition group assembled outside house. E.W.M and A.S.D.M apparently with drinks in hand. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 34: Photo 81. ‘The Natives’. A group of indigenous men. Credited photographer: Lageunesse.
Page 35: Photo 82. ‘The Narrows’. Shoreline view. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 35: Photo 83. ‘Iceberg’. Credited photographer: Plaskett.
Page 36: Photo 84. ‘Rigolet’. View of the town from the water. Credited photographer: Lageunesse.
Page 36: Photo 85. ‘Iceberg’. Credited photographer: Aldous.



















































































Dates

  • 1905

Creator

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume) : photograph

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Photographs mounted in 14" x 10" leather bound 'Gibson Adjustable Album'

Former / Other Reference

RGO 205/56

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This item was inherited by Andrew Maunder from his grandfather, Ernest Maunder, youngest son of W.E. Maunder. It was generously donated by Andrew Maunder to the RGO Archives on 9th May 2019.

General

Description created by Dr Emma Saunders, 9 May 2019, based on a list compiled by Andrew Maunder.

Originator(s)

Maunder, E.W.

Finding aid date

2011-05-20 09:43:00+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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