[Boundary monument at Point Roberts, west face - Treaty of Washington June 15th 1846.]
Full Collection Name
Northwest Boundary Survey Photographs from the Papers of George Clinton Gardner, 1858-1862
BANC PIC 1963.040:01--AX
1 photograph : albumen print on mount mount 26 x 35 cm.
The Bancroft Library
Devised title from Library of Congress, quoting text inscribed in obelsik. Obelisk completed 1862, according to the online article "Initial Point — The Boundary Obelisk" (http://oppositethecity.wordpress.com/2012/10/29/initial-point-the-boundary-obelisk/ : accessed February 2014) This print is an early (presumably 1860s) albumen copy photograph. The original print was affixed to a wooden backing board for copying, and this board and a corner pin are visible along the lower edge.
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