Doug and Joyce Cox Research Collection

Archibald Murchie Collection Murchie, Archibald (1852-1930)


Album consists of photographs taken by Archibald Murchie, "B.C.'s Evangelist Photographer." Photographs depicting scenes of industry and infrastructure development in the transitional years between the nineteenth and twentieth century with especial geographic coverage of the Cariboo, including Quesnel and Ashcroft, and the SImilkameen, predominantly Princeton, BC. Scenes of bridge, railroad, and dam construction feature prominently, as well as portraits of work crews and landscape shots of developing cities.

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