The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Big John and Party shooting Lachine Rapids, Montreal Can


Description
Creator:
Weston, James, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Coloured postcard based on a composite photograph of a small boat running the Lachine Rapids near Montreal.
Notes:
The McCord Museum records the original of this image as a composite image created by James Weston in 1878.

"Big John" was a first nations guide from the Caughnawaga (Kahnawake) reservation above the rapids.
Inscriptions:
"Big John and Party shooting Lachine Rapids, Montreal Can. - 41"
Publisher:
Photogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd. (PECO)
Place of Publication:
Ottawa, ON
Date of Original:
c1907
Dimensions:
Width: 13.7 cm
Height: 9 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
578
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.416045472341 Longitude: -73.5850524902344
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Big John and Party shooting Lachine Rapids, Montreal Can


Coloured postcard based on a composite photograph of a small boat running the Lachine Rapids near Montreal.