Fonds dcm-87 - Robertson and Darms fonds

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Robertson and Darms fonds

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CA dcm dcm-87

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  • [ca. 1902-1904] (Creation)
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    Robertson and Darms

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22 photographs : b&w prints

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Robertson and H. A. Darms were photographers in the Dawson City area in circa 1899-1906., Robertson was in Dawson City, Yukon from 1899 to at least 1904. His studio was on the corner of Second Ave and 9th (Judge) Street in Dawson City from 1902-1904. This building was probably also his residence as Mrs. Nannie Robertson was living at that address in 1902. Robertson advertised photographs from locket to life size, Kodak development, printing and finishing. He also sold "complete sets" of Alaska views and mining scenes. One of Robertson's photographs was used in Tappan Adney's The Klondike Stampede of 1897-1898, published in 1900. Other information: the Polks 1901 Alaska-Yukon Directory and Gazetteer has a full page advertisement including a photograph of Robertson., Darms owned the Darms Printing Company in Dawson City in 1901. He was located in rooms B and C in the Alaska Commercial Company (ACCo) building. He was listed as a photographer in Dawson City in 1905/06. Darms published a Souvenir booklet of the Klondike in 1905. L. E. Robertson and Darms might have formed a partnership at one time as their signatures appear together on photographs. , Source of biographical information: Index of Klondike Photographers 1883-1930 by Greg Skuce and Sally Robinson, unpublished manuscript.

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This fonds consists of 22 panoramic photographs of mining claims and communities in the Klondike district including Lovett Gulch, Bonanza Creek, Eldorado Creek, Hunker Creek, Gold Run Creek, Bear Creek, Grand Forks town site and Dawson City, Yukon from ca. 1902 -1904.

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Inventory of photographs is available on Dawson City Museum database.

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