Unidentified photographs of the North Pacific and Bering Sea area
Leonhard Stejneger Papers, 1753, 1867-1943
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Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943
This item consists of a photo album containing black-and-white photographs of Bering Island (Ostrov Beringa), Copper Island (Ostrov Mednyy), and other locations near the North Pacific and Bering Sea region taken by Colonel Woloshinov, and a folder with 10 additional photograph, possibly removed from the album. Photos in the folder lack credit information and captions. Photos depict the local men and women of these areas, fur seals, hauling grounds, geographic features, rookeries, and fur seal slaughtering. Included with the album is a 3 page list of descriptions for each plate. Some or all of these photographs may be published.
Northern fur seal
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