The Burgess Shale

Women's Attire

“Of course, it is pre-supposed that the women of the party wear rational clothes: knickerbockers, a flannel shirtwaist, and knotted kerchief at the neck; stout boots, with hobnails, laced to the knee, or arranged for puttees; woollen stockings, a felt hat with moderate brim, and a sweater or short coat completing the outfit.”

Camping in the Canadian Rockies, Canadian Alpine Journal 1, no. 1 (1907), 67-71.

Unidentified man and woman along trail near Lake O'Hara, British Columbia, 1907.
Unidentified man and woman along trail near Lake O'Hara, British Columbia, 1907.
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Men and woman with walking stick, unknown location in the Canadian Rockies, 1904.
Men and woman with walking stick, unknown location in the Canadian Rockies, 1904.
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Man and women on a trail, unknown location in the Canadian Rockies, 1909.
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Unidentified woman in buckskin, Spray Lake, Alberta, 1907.
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