St. Paul, MN: Haynes Publisher, (c.1900). 30 albumen stereoviews [8.5 cm x 15 cm] on tan 'Yellowstone Park Scenery' mounts [9 cm x 17.5 cm] with the title printed in black beneath the right image in the margin. Most in nice condition. Scans of all views available. Item #4074
All views from the '4500' series. Nice collection of stereoviews of the park
Frank Jay Haynes (1853-1921) was employed by the Northern Pacific RR in 1875 to take pictures along their route from Minnesota to the West Coast for advertising and promotional purposes. From 1884 through 1915 Haynes operated a lucrative service industry in Yellowstone National Park making and selling souvenir photographs, taking pictures of tour parties, and publishing graphic souvenirs. F. Jay Haynes was known as the "Official Park Photographer."