Special Exhibit: An Alaskan Tour by F. J. Haynes

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This exhibition consists of an album of 24 vintage album prints from the series "Alaska Views" taken by the noted Western and Yellowstone photographer F. Jay Haynes (1853-1921) circa 1891. They illustrate the landscape as seen from a steamer tour along the Alaskan coast.

Each view is mounted on boudoir-size card (5.25 x 8.5 inches) with reverse imprint for "Alaska Views ... Photographed and Published by F. Jay Hayes & Bro., Official Photographers N.P.R.R. 392 Jackson St., Cor. 6th, St. Paul, Minn. Yellowstone Park and Northern Pacific Views." Also imprinted on reverse is a list of views in the series. This group of images was found together in what appears to be a Haynes-produced album bearing his imprint on the table-of-contents page.

Images and text copyright © 2008 by Christopher Wahren Fine Photographs

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