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Taken half a mile west of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railroad Bridge on the Songish Reserve at Victoria, looking westward over Chinook canoe and white man's boat at ocean spray (spirea) on the bluff which rises from the beach...[and] furnishes the wood for mat needles and...wooden points for the peculiar sort of spear used in gathering dentalia shells; [the] bark is used as a material for weaving, British Columbia, June 28, 1909

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Taken half a mile west of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railroad Bridge on the Songish Reserve at Victoria, looking westward over Chinook canoe and white man's boat at ocean spray (spirea) on the bluff which rises from the beach...[and] furnishes the wood for mat needles and...wooden points for the peculiar sort of spear used in gathering dentalia shells; [the] bark is used as a material for weaving, British Columbia, June 28, 1909

1909-06-28

Film negatives

6 x 8

AMNH Library authority record: Smith, Harlan Ingersoll 1872-1940

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Smith, Harlan Ingersoll, 1872-1940 (photographer), “Taken half a mile west of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railroad Bridge on the Songish Reserve at Victoria, looking westward over Chinook canoe and white man's boat at ocean spray (spirea) on the bluff which rises from the beach...[and] furnishes the wood for mat needles and...wooden points for the peculiar sort of spear used in gathering dentalia shells; [the] bark is used as a material for weaving,British Columbia, June 28, 1909,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed June 16, 2019, http://lbry-web-007.amnh.org/digital/index.php/items/show/80567.