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Frederick Dally 
First Nations Peoples camped at New Westminster : 'Mosqueen Indians encamped at New Westminster, British Columbia' 
1870 (ca) 
  
Albumen print 
16.8 x 21.7 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2368850 
  
 
LL/105285 
  
Photograph of canoes on the side of a river bank at New Westminster, British Columbia. In the middle ground are shelters made with rush matting. In a canoe to the right is seated a figure. Wooden buildings stand in the background.
 
According to the caption that accompanies it, this photograph was taken to record the day when 'Mosqueen Indians' were invited by late Governor Frederick Seymour (1820-69) to New Westminster to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday on the 24 May 1866. Seymour was the second Governor of British Columbia from 1864 to 1866. 
 

 
  
 
  
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