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Album of views in China, Japan, Alaska, and California [graphic].
BANC PIC 2002.113--fALB
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Title:

Album of views in China, Japan, Alaska, and California

Creator/Contributor:

Swenson, Noren F.

Abstract:

Chiefly professionally photographed views of China and Japan. Many are in and around Hong Kong, with a few of Canton. A view of beheaded pirates is present. Japanese scenes, some of which are hand-colored, include views as well as posed scenes of figures engaged in traditional activities such as massage treatment, or women in a "cook house". 8 views in Alaska or the Yukon are present, dating from the gold rush era (ca. 1898-1900). Includes snowy streat scenes in a mining town and waterfront storm damage, possibly in Nome. The 17 California views consist of Catalina Island (by Noren Swenson), the Mount Lowe railway, missions, Westlake Park, the Hotel Del Coronado and 3 unidentified stream snapshots.

Date:

ca. 1890-1900 (issued)

Subject:

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Mining districts -- Alaska -- Photographs
Executions and executioners -- China -- Photographs
Massage -- Japan -- Photographs
China -- Pictorial works
Japan -- Pictorial works
Hong Kong (China) -- Pictorial works
Alaska -- Pictorial works
California, Southern -- Pictorial works
Santa Catalina Island (Calif.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Photographers chiefly unidentified. Compiler unknown.

Type:

graphic
Albumen prints.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 album (65 photographic prints) : albumen, some hand colored ; album 27 x 32 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2002.113--fALB

Origin:

Various places