This is the south east view of Kwakwaka’wakw the Village of Ba’a’s (Blunden Harbour) in 1901.
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Emily Carr used this photograph taken by Charles Frederick Newcombe in 1901 as a template for her famous painting.
Almost nothing of the buildings and totems at Blunden Harbour survives today.
Blunden Harbour today South East view
North view of Blunden Harhour
Archeological Artifacts still litter the beach
Rooftop logs still emerge from the bank above the beach
Emily Carr c.1930