Title:Arctic cruise of the U.S. Revenue steamer Bear and other Alaska photos
Creator/Contributor:Taber, I. W. (Isaiah West), 1830-1912
Creator/Contributor:Bates, W. F.
Creator/Contributor:Hartmann and Weinland
Primarily views of the arctic cruise of the revenue steamer Bear. Contains views of whaling ships, native dwellings and villages,
sled dogs, snapshots and portraits of native people (including children), native costumes, totem poles, graveyards, group
portraits of ship and expeditions crews (the Greeley expedition, Oscar Hamlet, etc.), Russian churches, etc. Locations include:
the Bering Sea (including George Island), Ounalaska (Aleutian Islands), Russian Siberia, St. Michaels, Hatham Inlet (Arctic
Ocean), Unga Village, Point Hope, Kotzebue Island, King Island, Sitka, and others.
Date:1886-ca. 1900 (issued)
Whaling ships -- Pictorial works
Dwellings -- Alaska -- Photographs
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Clothing -- Photographs
Indians of North America -- Alaska -- Dwellings
Sled dogs -- Photographs
Orthodox Eastern church buildings -- Alaska -- Photographs
Siberia, Northeastern (Russia) -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works
Title supplied by cataloger.
Identifieed photographers include W.F. Bates (Mass.), I.W. Taber, Hartmann & Weinland.
Most photos on individual mounts, all Bear-related photos are captioned, others were probably collected over a period of time
and bear varying amount of information.
Some photographs annotated: Rev. Str. Bear--1886, Corwin--1886, Point Hope--1886, Eskimos--1886.
Some photographs possibly reproduced in: Report of the cruise of the revenue marine steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in
the year 1884 / by Capt. M.A. Healy (F908.V67)
207 photographic prints (most on mounts) : albumen ; various sizes.
BANC PIC 1905.12467-.12671--PIC