MP-0000.158.87 | Buffalo, Banff, AB, about 1923

 
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Photograph, glass lantern slide
Buffalo, Banff, AB, about 1923
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1923, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.87
© McCord Museum
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"Banff - Buffalo: About 1½ miles to the other side of the village is an enclosed park containing a number of specimens of native wild animals, such as buffalo, elk, moose, mountain sheep and mountain goat. Here is seen part of the buffalo herd - one of the few remaining of what was, fifty years ago, the predominating animal of Western Canada, which roamed the prairies by millions."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 5--The Canadian Rockies; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.