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Creator:
Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952  Search this
Harriman, Edward Henry 1848-1909  Search this
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1899
Notes:
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F3_Harriman23 [SPI_1595]
Summary:
Two photos: the one on the top right features a small boy at the opening of a tent, and the photo on the bottom left features a woman working with animal skins. Page 85 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.
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7243, Harriman Alaska Expedition, Image No. SIA2012-3716
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3716]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_308131