STK-ID 24255

[Remark: these scenes were copied from still slides, made by Alexander Niven who in 1897, surveyed the baseline from Matachewan to Moose Factory, shortly after Ontario's rights in the area had been confirmed by the Privy Council.] HAMS of two men in canoe in swirling rapids of French River. LS of tents in camp set in clearing on "Heights of Land", Night Hawk River. MS of member of party beside his tent on Abitibi River. MLS of French River with man in canoe in left foreground. MS of Alexander Niven and two members of his party posing besides supplies on Abitibi River prior to depart for Moose Factory. MS of Niven and 17 of his men posing for camera, prior to departure. MLSs of Fort Matachewan, of Moosenee, of Bishops Court, of Chief Factors residence (Hudson Bay) and LS of Moosenee.


Excerpt from
Survey of Ontario Boundry Line
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486