Welcome to my personal photograph
These original photographs are NOT for sale.
Do you need 'one time use' of Alaska
historical photographs for your research or publication?
For a fee I will provide access (like a
stock photo agency) to the images in my
extensive private collection, which is particularly strong
in Alaska photographs from the 1870's through the 1880's.
of these important images have been acquired over a lifetime
of intensive collecting, and can be found nowhere else.
The fee depends on what you need the image for or the nature
of the publication.
As time permits I will add the titles of images in
my collection. I have especially strong holdings of Brodeck,
Ingersoll, Partridge, Davidson, McIntyre, Broadbent, Continent
Alaska magic lantern slides
I have thousands of Alaska lantern slides
return to my
personal photograph collection
Aglegmiut family, Bristol Bay, circa 1910 (hand-tinted magic
lantern glass slide photograph) by J. E. Thwaites, author's
Original set of Alaska Lantern Slides
put out by the U.S. Public Health Service, circa 1913. They show
villages in the Aleutian Islands, western Alaska, Point Hope, and
some of Siberia people. A few slides show doctors examining Alaska
I have a large collection of
early Alaska magic lantern slides from the various Corwin
expeditions to northern Alaska and Siberia in the 1880's. These
sharp glass slides, about 120 years old, were contact-printed
directly from the original negatives.
have a few hand colored lantern slides from the 1894 Miranda
expedition, led by Dr. Frederick Cook. The expedition was heading
to the western coast of Greenland and the straits, when, ten days
out of port, it struck an iceberg. The expedition went to
Sukkertoppen on the Greenland coast, where it remained for a few
days. When leaving the harbor, the ship struck a reef and was
badly damaged, and later sank. The schooner Rigel took the crew
and passengers to Sydney, Nova Scotia.
I have a collection of lantern slides of
the famous ghost ship of the arctic, the Baychemo
for info please email me at dick@AlaskaWanted.com