Sealing -- Alaska -- Pictorial works
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Call Number: WA Photos 1065
Abstract: 194 photographs taken by William Palmer--with a Kodak Brownie Number 2--for the United States National Museum depicting the Pribilof Islands (formerly the Northern Fur Seal Islands), a group of volcanic islands off the coast of mainland Alaska, in the Bering Sea, 1890 June-August. The collection's title card suggests that Palmer organized the photographs into 5 categories: scenery, seals, sealing, birds, and miscellaneous. Images are chiefly of seals and sea lions, but also...
Dates: 1890 June-August