Title:[Case & Draper portrait photographs of Alaska Natives]
Creator/Contributor:Case & Draper, creator, photographer.
Studio portrait photographs of Alaska Native women taken in the early 20th century. Groups represented include "Thlinget"
(i.e. Tlingit), Taku and Eskimo. Subjects are depicted in traditional attire. Also includes an image of a woman and child
weaving baskets; 3 views of totem poles in various locations; and a studio picture of examples of Alaska Native material culture
-- e.g. masks, textiles, paddles, etc.
1. A Taku potlatch dancer. [1906. 127-N.] -- 2. Kaw-Claa. A Thlinget maiden from Chilkat. [1906.] -- 3. Winter costume of
a Eskimo girl. [1907.] -- 4. Jaorge-Sha-Wut. [1906.] -- 5. Thlinget woman from Hoonah. [Undated. 4-N.] -- 6. Native basket
weavers. [1906.] -- 7. Chief Ka-Ann totem pole. Ketchikan, Alaska. [Undated. 80-N.] -- 8. Totem pole, Ketchikan. [Undated.]
-- 9. [Totem poles, unidentified location.] [Undated. 116-N.] -- 10. Native curios. [Undated.]
Alaska Natives -- Portraits
Indian women -- North America -- Photographs
Alaska Natives -- Material culture -- Photographs
Totem poles -- Alaska -- Photographs
Tlingit Indians -- Photographs
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Photographs
Basket making -- Alaska -- Photographs
Title devised by cataloger.
Photographer's name and date included in copyright statement written in negative of most prints.
Titles and photographer's numbers (e.g. 127-N) written in negative of most prints.
Annotations present on backs of some prints suggest use in a French publication. Photocopies of backs of prints provided for
Case & Draper portrait photographs of Alaska Natives, BANC PIC 2020.071, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Donald Heald ; 2020.
Related collection: The Alaska collection (BANC PIC 1905.17109). Case & Draper section includes duplicate images (of nos.
1 and 3) and same individuals depicted in different poses, attire, etc.
Photographers William Howard Case and Horace Herbert Draper worked together in Skagway and Juneau, Alaska between approximately
1898 and 1908.
10 photographs in 1 box : silver prints, mounted and matted ; prints 23 x 18 cm, mounts 51 x 41 cm
BANC PIC 2020.071--B box 1