|Title||Native Americans selling baskets outside Frederick & Nelson, Seattle, ca. 1912 |
|Date||ca. 1912 |
|Caption||A number of Native American families earned money by selling baskets to Seattle's tourists and residents. In this postcard, several women and a boy sit by their baskets on Second Avenue, outside the Frederick & Nelson department store. This style of twined basket is still made by the Makah people of Neah Bay and the Nootkan people of Vancouver Island. |
|Notes||Sign in image: Frederick & Nelson Inc. - Womens Costumes, Suits, Furs, Etc. - Complete [...] Furnishers.|
Caption on image: Indian Basket Sellers, Seattle.
Caption on verso: From the writing room of Frederick & Nelson, Seattle.
Postmarked April 8, 1912, from Seattle; one-cent stamp.
Handwritten on verso: Isn't this a typical scene? Have been down taking lunch with Millie and have just put her on the car. Aren't you dying for school to start? I am not. Heaps [of Love?] Rowena.
Addressed to Mrs. A.D. Foster in Quincy, Wash.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Indians of North America--Washington (State)--Seattle; Baskets--Washington (State)--Seattle; Department stores--Washington (State)--Seattle; Frederick & Nelson |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||2002.50.41.1 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Michael Cirelli Collection |
|Physical Description||1 postcard: color; 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original postcard as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |