Great Falls from Below. Frank Jay Haynes.

Great Falls from Below

[St. Paul, MN]: Haynes, [1910]. 10124. Large albumen photograph [33.5 cm x 21 cm] / [13" x 8"] The reverse contains a printed title and Haynes number. Nicely tinted. Image in nice condition with strong contrasts. Reverse has a few small scuffs from removal from a mount. About very good. Item #6187

View of the Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River from the river bank below. Two people are in the background, one of them appears to be holding a fishing pole.

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."

Price: $150.00

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