|Title||Mercer Girls illustration in 1866 Harper's Weekly |
|Photographer||Warner, Arthur Churchill, 1864-1943 |
|Notes||Captions on image: The Evening Hymn. The Departure. The Main Saloon. Embarking. On Deck.|
Photograph of an illustration from Harper's Weekly, January 6, 1866, pp. 8-9.
In 1864, Asa Mercer recruited and brought 11 women to Seattle from the East Coast, to balance the male/female population, serve as teachers, etc. In 1866 he recruited 34 more women for a second trip.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Sailing ships--Drawings; Women--Drawings; Internal migration--Drawings |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Mercer Girls |
|Location Depicted||United States |
|Digital Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photographs|
|Order Number||WAR0068 |
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|Negative Number||Warner 69x |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Arthur Churchill Warner Photograph Collection. PH Coll 273 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||b&w; 8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixels wide TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in width and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |