Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F2_Harriman21 [SPI_1591]
Two photos of Yakutats (Tlingits). The photo on the top right features three Yakutats with two canoes pulled alongside a larger boat. The photo on the bottom left features two men, each in his own canoe. Page 79 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7243, Harriman Alaska Expedition, Image No. SIA2012-3710
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