• Two men in small boat on Yukon River, ca. 1899

    Two men in small boat on Yukon River, ca. 1899

    Pillsbury, Arthur C. (Arthur Clarence)

    Exact location of the photograph is unknown. Camp equipment and supplies are set up on the waterfront near the boat.

    Identifier: spl_ap_00150

    Date: 1899?

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  • Unknown woman in Shenandoah, Iowa, ca. 1880

    Unknown woman in Shenandoah, Iowa, ca. 1880

    Brewer, W.H.

    Photograph taken by W.H. Brewer in Shenandoah, Iowa.

    Identifier: spl_lj_029

    Date: 1880?

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  • Unknown woman in Abington, Illinois, ca. 1880

    Unknown woman in Abington, Illinois, ca. 1880

    Smith, C.H.

    Photograph taken by C.H. Smith in Abingdon, Illinois.

    Identifier: spl_lj_023

    Date: 1880?

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  • Training dogs for Alaska outside 1108 Seneca St. home, ca. 1897

    Training dogs for Alaska outside 1108 Seneca St. home, ca. 1897

    Transcribed from photograph: "Training dogs for Alaska. This in Seneca Street almost in front of our house. Where you see the fence and trees is Charlie's block. It is directly opposite our house on south side of Seneca St." In the 1890 City Directory, Orion Denny is listed at 1108 Seneca on the NW corner of Boren and Seneca. When his wife, Narcissa, died in 1900 her obituary mentioned that the couple at lived at the 1108 Seneca address for several years. In 1905, Denny constructed a larger mansion designed by Bebb & Mendel on the same street corner (which then went by the address 1204 Boren).

    Identifier: spl_lj_065

    Date: 1897?

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  • Robe ranch

    Robe ranch

    Anderson, Guy, 1906-1998

    Guy Anderson was born in Edmonds, Washington in 1906. At a young age, he was exposed to Asian art and Northwest Indian art and studied portraiture under Eustace Ziegler who taught private art lessons in Seattle. He became friends with Morris Graves and the two worked on the Public Works of Art Project for Washington State during the Depression in the 1930’s. He developed his distinctive painting style while living in La Conner, Washington. He died there in 1998. He was one of the four painters LIFE magazine described as "Northwest Mystics". The others were Kenneth Callahan, Morris Graves and Mark Tobey.

    Identifier: spl_art_An231Ro

    Date: 1960

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  • Union soldiers, ca. 1865

    Union soldiers, ca. 1865

    Tintype portrait of five Union soldiers. Likely taken during the Civil War.

    Identifier: spl_lj_015

    Date: 1865?

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  • Reference room

    Reference room

    Morris, Stuart

    Stuart Morris was born in West Virginia in 1882 (?) and studied art in Columbus, Ohio and Philadelphia. He came to Seattle and became art editor for the Seattle P.I. where he was on the staff for nearly 20 years. When he retired in 1928, he was working on the editorial staff of the Times. He is famous for two sketches. One was of the ex-president Theodore Roosevelt which appeared in the paper the day after the president's death in 1919. The other famous sketch was of an old Catholic church on Denny Hill. Both images were requested by people from all over the country for many years.

    Identifier: spl_art_M831Re

    Date: 1918?

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  • Unknown man in Santa Barbara, California, ca. 1880

    Unknown man in Santa Barbara, California, ca. 1880

    Tuttle, W.N.

    Photograph taken by W.N. Tuttle in Santa Barbara, California.

    Identifier: spl_lj_030

    Date: 1880?

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  • Latimer Hill, ca. 1906

    Latimer Hill, ca. 1906

    Ritchie, Henry

    Transcribed from back of photograph: "About 1906. Taken by Henry Ritchie. Latimer Hill." Location of Latimer Hill unknown. Possibly located in Illinois where members of the Latimer Family resided prior to arriving in Seattle.

    Identifier: spl_lj_059

    Date: 1906?

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  • Unknown girl, ca. 1865

    Unknown girl, ca. 1865

    Tintype portrait of unidentified girl.

    Identifier: spl_lj_017

    Date: 1865?

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