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Thomas B. Moffat glass lantern slides

Thomas Moffat feeding ground squirrel at Burgess Pass, Yoho

Thomas Moffat feeding ground squirrel at Burgess Pass, Yoho
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Thomas B. Moffat glass lantern slides


The Moffat photographs are rich in views of the Rocky Mountains, Alpine Club of Canada activities, and hiking, mountaineering, scenery and wildlife in the Canadian Rockies.


You may view all the currently digitized Moffat lantern slides (about 260) in date order.


You may search the Moffat photographs by subjects, places, people or dates by using the Archives Photographs search screen. Always enter Moffat, Thomas in the Photographer/Illustrator’ box to limit your findings to Moffat images, then refine your search by entering search terms in the other boxes on the screen. Several examples are given below:



  • Enter Moffat, Thomas in the ‘Photographer/Illustrator’ box AND Lake O’Hara in the ‘Keywords/Phrase’ box to find photographs of this specific location.
  • Enter Moffat, Thomas in the ‘Photographer/Illustrator’ box AND lakes in the ‘Subject’ box to find all his photographs of lakes.
  • Enter Moffat, Thomas in the ‘Photographer/Illustrator’ box AND Winifred in the ‘People’ box to find photographs of Moffat’s wife, Winifred Moffat.
  • Enter Moffat in the ‘Photographer/Illustrator’ box AND 1924 in the ‘Year(s)’ box to find photographs taken in (or possibly in) this year.