Collection dcm-116 - Dawson City Museum portraits collection

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Dawson City Museum portraits collection

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CA dcm dcm-116

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64 photographs : 59 b&w prints, 3 hand coloured prints, 1 b&w postcard, 1 tintype

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This collection consists of photographic portraits collected by the Dawson City Museum, Yukon from various and unknown sources, and arranged according to subject. The portraits have been divided into five separate categories which include; 20 amateur portraits with identification, 13 unidentified professional portraits, 11 card mounted studio portraits with photographers imprint all from studios outside the Yukon, 9 card mounted studio portraits all from Yukon studios, and 11 well known Yukon personalities (including Donald Purdy, Bishop Stringer, Robert Service, Geo. Johansson, Harry Leamon and Black Mike, Archie Black, Klondike Kate, George Dawson and Xhuzume (a.k.a. Madame Zoom).

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30 b&w prints are card mounted; 1 colour print is card mounted.

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Inventory of photographs available on Dawson City Museum database. Caption list available.

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