Photograph shows three men with a mule with two casks tied to its back at the British North American Boundary Commission base in Colville; also shows two Boundary Commission huts (cabins). John Keast Lord, second from left, and Hilary Bauerman, right, with a muleteer at far left are identified in the caption of the copy at the archives of the Royal Corps of Engineers, Chatham (as reproduced in John Falconer. "Photography and the Royal Engineers," The Photographic Collector 2:1, Autumn 1981, p. 44.) The casks are identified as pork barrels and the location "at Colville."
[Mule packed with pork barrels. Mssrs. Lord and Bauerman and muleteer at Colville.]
Full Collection Name
Northwest Boundary Survey Photographs from the Papers of George Clinton Gardner, 1858-1862
BANC PIC 1963.040:09--AX
1 photograph : albumen print on mount ; mount 26 x 35 cm.
The Bancroft Library
Title from caption on Royal Engineers' copy. Caption on Library of Congress copy: "Mule laden with casks, Boundary Commission huts, Colville, Columbia River"
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