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    Atlin, British Columbia: Seven Large Mounted Photos of McKee Consolidated Mining Operations in 1906. In that year the firm commissioned photographer Lewis Potter Muirhead to document the mine's operations in its early days, probably to gain interest from potential investors (also included is a smaller photo showing owner W. J. Davis and others arriving by steamship in 1898). Most identified by the photographer at the bottom of the image. Muirhead was a well-known commercial photographer in the region circa 1896-1920. "Atlin Country" was an active area in N.W. British Columbia with widespread mining at the same time as the Klondike Gold Rush. Two images are light, otherwise nice condition; 9.5" x 7.75" including original mounts.

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    June, 2013
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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