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York Factory, copy of a drawing or engraving

  • R-A4055
  • Item
  • ca. 1853

Copy of a drawing or engraving of York Factory, a settlement and Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) trading post. It was located on the southwestern shore of Hudson Bay in northeastern Manitoba, at the mouth of the Hayes River. Buildt in 1684, York Factory was one of the first fur-trading posts established by the HBC, and was used for more than 270 years.

Sir James Hector as a young man

  • R-A4903
  • Item
  • ca. 1860

Sir James Hector (1834-1907) as a young man. He was a Scottish geologist, naturalist, and surgeon who accompanied the Palliser Expedition.

Arrival of Whale River express

  • R-A5677
  • Item
  • Copied 1961 (originally created 1867-04)

Arrival of Whale River express with Eskimos, sleds and dogs at Rupert's House.Hudson's Bay Company factor George McTavish of Moose Factory possibly standing to right.

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