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Scenes in Alaska and the Arctic Ocean.

Publisher: 1883-1884.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : English
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Photograph album containing 36 mounted albumen photographs made by an unidentified photographer containing images made during the 1883-1884 cruises of the U.S.S. Corwin. Photographs are of Eskimos at home, seal hunting, views of settlements at Sitka, Unalaska, St. Michael, St. Lawrence Island, Kotzebue Sound, Point Hope, St. Paul and points in Siberia.
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Genre/Form: Albumen photographs
Photographic prints
Photograph album
Named Person: John C Cantwell; George H Doty
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph
Document Type: Visual material
OCLC Number: 80855314
Notes: Title on cover reads: Scenes in Alaska and the Arctic Ocean. 1883.
The Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1884 contains halftones and sketches of many of the photographs in this album. Many of the photographs in the album are dated 1883, making it probable that the photographer was present for both cruises. The report of the 1884 cruise credits the photographs to Lieutenants George H. Doty and John C. Cantwell.
Manuscript captions, some with explanatory text.
Contemporary oblong octavo photo album of three quarter gilt morocco and pebbled cloth, all edges gilt.
Description: 1 album (36 photographic prints) : b & w ; 18 x 28 cm.

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Photograph album containing 36 mounted albumen photographs made by an unidentified photographer containing images made during the 1883-1884 cruises of the U.S.S. Corwin. Photographs are of Eskimos at home, seal hunting, views of settlements at Sitka, Unalaska, St. Michael, St. Lawrence Island, Kotzebue Sound, Point Hope, St. Paul and points in Siberia.

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