Verso: This was at Chilkat about 1895-1897. Sol Ripinsky's trading post in Haines, prior to the Klondike Rush. Sol is the man in the bowler hat to the right of center of picture. Later became collector of customers in Haines.
Verso: This is believed carved is early Thlikqut and destroyed in the customs house. St. Michael, Picture of wood carving done on wood. From "Neva" wrecked in Sitka harbor, Jan. 9-1813. Stamp on back: 1939.