Cyanotype photograph of an Alaska Native man, two women, and a child gather on a beach with a wooden barrel, a pot, and what appears to be fish in the center of the photograph. Several logs are fashioned together around the group. Water is visible...
From trip starting in 1928 down the Yukon River to the Bering Sea with Fred “Spokane” Hill. Burg wrote about the trip for National Geographic in 1930 (See Chapter 3 of The Last Voyageur by Vince Welch).
Used: St. Michael
Description: iron; wood; brass
Descriptive Narrative: Small cannon labeled "Russian cannon from St. Michael". Iron barrel is 36" long x approx. 4-1/2"...