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Humphrey Lloyd Hime fonds (P436)
1858. - 33 photographs: prints.
Administrative History - Biographical Sketch:
Born in Ireland, Humphrey Lloyd Hime came to Canada in 1854. A partner in the engineering firm of Armstrong, Beere and Hime, he was also an amateur photographer. In 1858 he was selected to serve as the official photographer of the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan expedition led by Henry Youle Hind. By the 1860s, Hime had become a stockbroker and served as president of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Scope and Content:
The Humphrey Lloyd Hime fonds consists of photographs he took during the Assiniboine and Saskatchewan expedition. The pictures are of Red River settlement buildings, Aboriginal camps and graves, prairie scenery and local inhabitants (1858).