Asahel Curtis - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

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  1. Camping at Indian Henry, near Mt Rainier - Curtis

    Camping at Indian Henry, near Mt Rainier - c. 1915

    A camping group awaits their meal in Indian Henry's Hunting Grounds, a meadow near the foot of Mt. Rainier. Learn More
  2. Climbing Paradise Glacier, Mt. Rainier - Curtis

    Climbing Paradise Glacier, Mt. Rainier - c. 1915

    A group of men and women work their way up Paradise Glacier on the southeast flank of Mt. Rainier. Learn More
  3. Comet Falls, near Mount Rainier - Asahel Curtis

    Comet Falls, near Mount Rainier - circa 1912

    Comet Falls are generally considered to be one of the most spectacular falls in Mt. Rainier National Park, and are definitely one of the most visited. Learn More
  4. Elk Horn Ranger Station in Elwha Valley - Asahel Curtis

    Elk Horn Ranger Station in Elwha Valley - c. 1925

    A group of happy campers have especially rosy cheeks due to the enthusiastic hand-tinting of this magic lantern slide. Learn More
  5. Lake Quinault from Forest Service Campground - Asahel Curtis

    Lake Quinault from Forest Service Campground - c. 1925

    The original for this image is a hand-tinted magic lantern slide created by Asahel Curtis, probably in the mid 1920s. Learn More
  6. Light House Joe, a Makah, on Neah Bay - Curtis

    Light House Joe, a Makah, on Neah Bay - 1910

    This view by Asahel Curtis shows Light House Joe posing next to his canoe with his hand-made wooden harpoon and sealskin buoys. Learn More
  7. Lighthouse on Tatoosh Island from Cape Flattery - Asahel Curtis

    Lighthouse on Tatoosh Island from Cape Flattery - c. 1910

    Built in 1857, the Cape Flattery Lighthouse is one of the oldest lighthouses on the west coast. Learn More
  8. Makah Indian Basket Weavers - Curtis

    Makah Indian Basket Weavers - 1910

    Asahel Curtis, brother of the more well-known Edward S. Curtis, also produced photos of Native Americans - often focusing on the Makah tribe in northwest Washington. Learn More
  9. Makah Woman Carrying Firewood - Curtis

    Makah Woman Carrying Firewood - 1910

    In this photo by Asahel Curtis, brother of Edward S. Curtis, an elderly Makah woman brings firewood back to her home, somewhere on the northwest corner of the Olympic Peninsula. Learn More
  10. Mt. St. Helens from Crater Lake - Asahel Curtis

    Mt. St. Helens from Spirit Lake - circa 1925

    This 90-year old view of Mt. St. Helens is recreated from an original hand-tinted magic lantern slide, based on a photograph by Asahel Curtis. Learn More
  11. On the Trail, Van Trump Park, Mt. Rainier - Curtis

    On the Trail, Van Trump Park, Mt. Rainier - c. 1915

    Mountain wildflowers are in bloom for this photo of men and women on horseback, making their way along a hillside with Mt Rainier in the background. Learn More
  12. Riders on Indian Henry's Trail, Mt. Rainier - Asahel Curtis

    Riders on Indian Henry's Trail, Mt. Rainier - c. 1915

    A group of well-dressed riders travel along Indian Henry's Trail on the way to Mount Rainier. Learn More
  13. Mount Hood Through the Trees - Asahel Curtis

    South Tahoma Glacier, Mt. Rainier - circa 1912

    Asahel Curtis, brother of Edward S. Curtis, created many photos of Mt. Rainier, some of them hand-tinted like this one. Learn More
  14. The King of the Seas in the Hands of the Makahs - Curtis

    The King of the Seas in the Hands of the Makahs - 1910

    When the Makah in 1855 ceded thousands of acres of land to the government of the United States, they explicitly reserved their right to whale within the Treaty of Neah Bay. This view illustrates the process of beginning to cut up a whale on the shore. Learn More

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