1905 · Brooklyn
The images here are all of local native tribes, including several of the Tlingit people. The front cover image is "Eskimo Girl" and shows a young woman in a fur parka and mittens with a tattoo on her chin. Other images are: "Old Tlingit Woman"; "Native Basket Weavers"; "Old Tlingit Indian"; "Takon Indian Doctor" which shows a medicine man standing and brandishing rattles; "Old Tlingit Women"; "Schwatka, a Yukon Guide"; "Chilkat Chiefs in Dancing Costume"; "Old Auk Indian"; "Potlatch Dancers" depicting a large group of dancers in native dress outside; "Auk Indian Doctor"; "Native Curio Sellers" which shows two young women wrapped in furs seated behind baskets of their wares; and "Old Eskimo Woman."
The Albertype Company of Brooklyn produced many such handsome viewbooks, and the present work is in line with their style and quality of publication. We locate copies in OCLC at fewer than ten institutions. (Inventory #: 1676)