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Photo, Print, Drawing Views from Frederick Cook's explorations in Alaska, Antarctica, and North Greenland, possibly assembled by Cook for publication or lecture purposes

About this Item

Title

  • Views from Frederick Cook's explorations in Alaska, Antarctica, and North Greenland, possibly assembled by Cook for publication or lecture purposes

Summary

  • Includes the Peary Relief Expedition (1891-1982); the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897-1899); Cook's expeditions to Alaska (1903, 1906); Cook's journeys to Greenland and the North Pole (1907-1909). Also icebergs; portraits of Inuit men, women, and children; some portraits of Ona Indians; dwellings; portraits of expedition crew members, including Roald Amundsen, Robert Peary, and Matthew Hensen; expedition camp sites and activities; polar wildlife.

Created / Published

  • ca. 1891-ca. 1916.

Headings

  • -  Cook, Frederick Albert,--1865-1940--Travel
  • -  Inuit--Greenland--1890-1920
  • -  Ona Indians--1890-1920
  • -  Icebergs--1890-1920
  • -  Animals--1890-1920
  • -  Expeditions & surveys--1890-1920
  • -  Arctic regions--1890-1920
  • -  Alaska--1890-1920
  • -  Antarctica--1890-1920

Headings

  • Ethnographic photographs--1890-1920.
  • Expedition photographs--1890-1920.
  • Photographic prints--1890-1920.
  • Seascapes--1890-1920.

Genre

  • Expedition photographs--1890-1920
  • Seascapes--1890-1920
  • Ethnographic photographs--1890-1920
  • Photographic prints--1890-1920

Notes

  • -  Arrangement: Organized into three categories: Album (LOT 13300-A); Cook's numbered photographs (LOT 13300-B); Stereographic prints (LOT 13300-C).
  • -  Negatives for many of these images (or variants of them) have been reproduced on microfilm (LOT 12408).
  • -  Many of the photographs in this LOT are variants of prints found in LOTs 13287-LOT 13292 and LOTs 13295 and 13297.
  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Photographs in Cook's album bear typed captions; many of the loose prints bear little or no caption information.
  • -  LOT includes Cook's handwritten image caption lists or inventories as well as notes written by Cook for his pictorial memoires. These are filed in the Prints & Photographs Division's Supplementary Reference File under the call number LOT 13300. The LOT also includes Cook's lantern slide viewer; this is filed in the Prints & Photographs Division Supplementary Archives under the call number LOT 13300-C.
  • -  Many images copyrighted by Frederick A. Cook.
  • -  Transfer; Manuscript Division (Papers of Frederick Albert Cook); 1991; (DLC/PP-1991:172).
  • -  Forms part of: Visual materials from the papers of Frederick Albert Cook.

Medium

  • 1 album (108 photographic prints) ; 18 x 24 cm. (album).
  • 383 photographic prints ; 12 x 17 cm. or smaller.
  • 106 photographic prints : stereograph, unmounted ; 4.5 x 11 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 13300 (F) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Visual materials from the Frederick Albert Cook papers

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C., 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00649994

Rights Advisory

Online Format

  • image

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Views from Frederick Cook's explorations in Alaska, Antarctica, and North Greenland, possibly assembled by Cook for publication or lecture purposes. Antarctica Greenland Arctic Regions Alaska, None. ca. 1891-ca. 1916. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/00649994/.

APA citation style:

Views from Frederick Cook's explorations in Alaska, Antarctica, and North Greenland, possibly assembled by Cook for publication or lecture purposes. Antarctica Greenland Arctic Regions Alaska, None. ca. 1891-ca. 1916. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00649994/.

MLA citation style:

Views from Frederick Cook's explorations in Alaska, Antarctica, and North Greenland, possibly assembled by Cook for publication or lecture purposes. ca. 1891-ca. 1916. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00649994/>.