Series EV3 - 1982 Canadian Everest Expedition photographs

Karen Baldwin, Miss Universe 1982 : [negative] Laurie Skreslet, James Blench, and Jim Elzinga at Base Camp : [slide] Laurie Skreslet, James Blench, and Jim Elzinga at Base Camp : [slide] Base camp kitchen : [negative] Blair Griffiths : [negative] Tim Auger : [negative]

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1982 Canadian Everest Expedition photographs

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pfla EV-EV3

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  • 1982 (Creation)

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647 photographs: b&w and col. negatives; 35mm
59 photographs: col. positives; 35mm
14 contact sheets
8 cm of textual records
2 sound recordings (.wav)
1 photograph: b&w; 8 x 10
1 audio cassette

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The series contains negatives and contact sheets related to pre-expedition activities, including an expedition sponsor showcase in Toronto and studio team head shots taken in Canada. Also includes expedition photos taken by team members in Thailand, Kathmandu, and various locations on the Mt. Everest climbing route, as well as an audio cassette of photo notes that Brian Smith of Programmed Communications Limited (PCL) in Montreal sent to the individual climbers, mid-expedition. The series also contains a subseries of photographic notes, inscribed on scraps of paper, that the climbers sent with each of their individual rolls of film from Nepal back to PCL.

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These negatives do not represent the exhaustive Everest photo file, but rather a selection assembled by Jim Muir to facilitate the publicity and presentation efforts of Programmed Communications Limited.

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