Title:Illustrations of Hudson's Bay Company forts of the American West
Creator/Contributor:Gardner, Alexander, 1821-1882
One photographic view of Hudson's Bay Company's Fort Vancouver and 8 vintage photographic prints of drawings. The photograph
(United States Photograph No.3) depicts the interior of the Hudson's Bay Company post at Fort Vancouver, probably in May,
1860. Drawings depict: Fort Hall, Fort Boise, Fort Walla Walla (i.e. Fort Nez Percés), Fort Okanagan [sic], and the Hudson's
Bay Co. mill near Fort Colville. Several views include Indians.
Hudson's Bay Company -- Pictorial works
British and American Joint Commission for the Final Settlement of the Claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget's Sound Agricultural
Companies -- Pictorial works
Indians of North America -- Northwest, Pacific -- Pictorial works
Fortification -- West (U.S.) -- Pictorial works
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys -- Pictorial works
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works
Vancouver Barracks (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Fort Hall (Idaho) -- Pictorial works
Fort Boise (Idaho) -- Pictorial works
Fort Nez Percés (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Fort Okanogan (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Northwest, Pacific -- Discovery and exploration -- Pictorial works
Views are presumably copy photographs made by Alexander Gardner or his assistants (ca. 1860-1867) for the British and American
Joint Commission for the Final Settlement of the Claims of the Hudson's Bay and Puget Sound Agricultural Companies. Most mounted
on verso of card stock bearing the name of A. Gardner, photographer. Photographic view of Fort Vancouver is mounted on recto
of a Gardner mount.
Images 6-9 are reproduced as lithographs in: Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicabale and economical
route for a railroad...made...in 1853-55....v. XII, book 1 (1860)
Each mount bears a ms. caption and the ms. heading "United States Photographs", followed by a number.
Transferred from the Alexander Smith Johnson papers (BANC MSS P-B 208)
9 photographic prints : albumen ; images 17 x 23 cm. or smaller.
BANC PIC 1922.002--B
BANC PIC 1922.002--AX
BANC PIC 1922.002--B