Boundary cairn or stone pyramid in foreground with cut through forest in background, rising to horizon. Stone pyramid (also referred to as a "pile of stones"), eastern instersection of Kootenay River with the 49th parallel.
[Monument on the Boundary at Kootenay West, Kootenay River.]
Full Collection Name
Northwest Boundary Survey Photographs from the Papers of George Clinton Gardner, 1858-1862
BANC PIC 1963.040:21--AX
1 photograph : albumen print on mount ; mount 26 x 35 cm.
The Bancroft Library
Identified in "The Golden Age of British Photography" (Aperture, 1984) as: "Stone pyramid on the Forty-ninth Parallel, on the right bank of the eastern intersection of the Kootenay River, cutting on left bank."
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