Peyto, 1902

A view of the Peyto glacier as it was in 1902. Today Peyto glacier is no longer very visible from this vantage point, and may soon be gone entirely (estimated by 2025) as a distinct outflow of the Wapta Icefield.

The source image for this etching is courtesy of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies archives in Banff: Saskatchewan Glacier from Bow Lake to the north pan (No.137) : [Peyto Glacier, pan 1 of 4], 1902, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Vaux family fonds (V653/I/na-1115)

July 2, 2021

24×36 inch image, 30×41 inch paper, Etching