Black and white view of Hugh Hamilton.
Caption: Hugh Hamilton visits the family from the Retirement Home on lower Cadboro Bay Road. Hugh had served as a "boot boy" at age 14 in the British Army in the Crimean War, 1854-1856. He contined in army service for some years, emigrated to Canada, served with Army in Canada. Then a varied career across Canada. Came to the Klondike in 1898, driving a herd of cattle on the "inside" (east of the mountains) for the Van Vaulkenberg cattle family. Remained as a miner, hunter and laborer, until the 1920!s. A hardy man with many storeies. At the time of this picture he was 89.