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Artifact no.
1996.0166.001
Manufacturer
Unknown
Manufacturer Location
Canada
Manufactured Date
Circa 1911 - 1927
Context Function
TO DISPLAY VISUALLY & PRESERVE SELECTED IMAGES.
Context Technical
SLIDES WERE PROPERTY OF W.H. BOYD, CHIEF TOPOGRAPHICAL ENGINEER, GSC., AND INCLUDE IMAGES OF SURVEY EQ. AND METHODS IN SURVEYING C.1911-1930.
Context Canada
COLLECTION OF IMAGES PERTAINING TO SURVEYS & SURVEYING IN CANADA PRIOR TO C.1930. INCLUDES SERIES ON RATE OF RECESSION AT BRINK OF NIAGARA FALLS (1927); TOPOGRAPHIC METHODS INCLUDING IMAGES OF SURVEYORS IN FIELD; AND IMAGES OF VARIOUS TYPES OF SURVEY EQ., SOME EXAMPLES OF WHICH ARE IN COLLECTIONS OF NMST (AS PER RCB).
Description
GLASS; PHOTOGRAPHIC CHEMICALS; PAPER TAPE. IMAGES STORED IN WOODEN BOX WITH METAL CLOSURES.
Number of Parts
96
Artifact Finish
B&W IMAGES ON GLASS. LANTERN SLIDE BOX PAINTED BLACK
Artifact Markings
'W.H. Boyd/ Geological Survey/ Ottawa' HANDWRITTEN IN PENCIL ON UNDERSIDE OF CASE LID./ MANY SLIDES BEAR BRIEF ANNOTATION.
Artifact Missing
UNKNOWN
Group 1
Exploration and Survey
Category 1
Archives
Subcategory 1
Photogrammetry
Group 2
Photography
Category 2
Still images
Subcategory 2
Photographs
Group 3
Exploration and Survey
Category 3
Archives
Subcategory 3
Survey equipment
Material
glass;synthetic;paper;wood;metal
Length
45.0 cm
Width
10.5 cm