Title:Photographs from the Emil Jensen papers
Creator/Contributor:Jensen, Emil, 1859 or 60-1949, creator
Creator/Contributor:Carpenter, Helen McCowen, -1917
Creator/Contributor:Carpenter, Aurelius O. (Aurelius Ormando), 1836-1919
Creator/Contributor:Marceau, Theodore C., 1859-1922
Creator/Contributor:Elite (Photographic firm)
Personal photographs, chiefly unidentified, pertaining to Emil Jensen, his family, and Olsen family relatives of his wife.
Includes two card photograph albums of studio portraits, apparently taken in Denmark (ca. 1870s) and in San Francisco, Ukiah,
and other Northern California towns (ca. 1890). Family snapshots and portraits from the early 20th century are also present.
Date:ca. 1870-ca. 1920 (issued)
Subject:Jensen, Emil -- 1859 or 60-1949 -- Pictorial works
Danish Americans -- California -- Portraits
Photographs collected by Emil Jensen and family.
Various photographers, many unknown. California portrait photographers include [Aurelius O. or Helen] Carpenter (Fort Bragg
and Ukiah), Marceau (San Francisco), Elite Studio (San Francisco), and Charles Lainer (San Francisco), among others.
Title and dates supplied by cataloger.
Collection includes 5 albums and a small number of loose photographs.
Emil Jensen was a gold prospector in the Yukon, where he befriended Jack London. London's "Malemute Kid" character was somewhat
inspired by Jensen.
Transferred from the Emil Jensen papers (BANC MSS 2003/185 c).
Cartes de visite.
Card photograph albums.
2 boxes (ca. 200 photographic prints) : albumen and b&w ; various sizes.
BANC PIC 2003.245--PIC Box 1
BANC PIC 2003.245--PIC Box 2
BANC PIC 2003.245--PIC