Guide to the Photographs of Mount Rainier National Park circa 1900-1910
PC 154

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Barnes, A. H. (Albert Henry), 1876-
Title
Photographs of Mount Rainier National Park
ID
PC 154
Date [inclusive]
circa 1900-1910
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 linear feet of shelf space Oblong quarto album (21 x 29 cm.) containing twenty-six silver gelatin photographs mounted on fourteen stiff card leaves. Most photographs ca. 14 x 20 cm. A few smaller photographs ca. 12 x 17 cm and one large panorama photograph ca. 14 x 25 cm., consisting of two separate photographs, are also included. Period ink captions, some inscribed in negative in lower margins of photographs, accompany each image. Album leaves are period gray papered boards. Album spine is black fabric.
Language
English
Abstract
This album contains photographs of landmarks located in and near Mount Rainier National Park.

Preferred Citation note

[Item description] Photographs of Mount Rainier National Park, circa 1900-1910, by Albert Henry Barnes

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

Albert Henry Barnes (1876-1920) was a painter and photographer. He documented Pacific Northwest people, cities, and landscapes in his photographs. Barnes maintained studios in Tacoma and Parkland. At the turn of the century, he primarly focused on Western Wasthington subjects.

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Scope and Contents note

This album contains photographs of landmarks located in and near Mount Rainier National Park. Scenes and landmarks depicted include close up views of Mount Rainier; the Tatoosh Range; Paradise Valley; mountain scenes taken from Mount Beljica and Mesler Peak; views of the Puyallup, Nisqually, Paradise and Mashel Rivers; Rainier Fork; Narada Falls; and Spanaway, Reflection, Mineral and Clear Lakes. Forest scenes depicted include an image of a road "3 mls. above Elbe" and a portrait of a rifle-toting figure standing next to a "Fir tree on Roundtop Creek, Lewis Co. Wn., Diam. over 13 ft." The actual dates of the photographs are not evident, though a photograph labeled "2 mls. above L. Springs" is inscribed in negative with the note "Copyrighted 1901 by A. H. Barnes" in the lower left corner.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2014

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Mount Rainier National Park (Wash.) -- Pictorial works

Subject(s)

  • Photographs
  • Washington (State)

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