Nova Scotia Archives

Halifax and Its People / 1749-1999

"Burial service of Victims of Wreck of SS. Atlantic, at Lower Prospect, Hfx. Co., N.S., April, 1873. Shows the Rev. W.J. Ancient, C. of E. rector of Turns (Terence) Bay, reading the service before an open trench in which can be seen about 14 rough wooden coffins while gathered by are fisher folk of the district & a very [sic] visitors from Halifax. Enlarged from a carte-de-visite photo by W. Chase of Halifax, N.S."

Photographer: W. Chase

Date: [April 1873

Reference: Photo Drawer - Transportation & Communication - Ships and Shipping - Atlantic Nova Scotia Archives    / neg. no.: N-0719

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