Around Behring's Straits. Old Russian Church, St. Michaels. Indian Oomlak. Fur seals at St. Paul's Island. Indian Summer Rendezvous at Sheshalik, Kotzebue Sound. Dogsled, Indian Point, Siberia. Native houses Plover Bay, Siberia. ALASKA / SIBERIA.

Around Behring's Straits. Old Russian Church, St. Michaels. Indian Oomlak. Fur seals at St. Paul's Island. Indian Summer Rendezvous at Sheshalik, Kotzebue Sound. Dogsled, Indian Point, Siberia. Native houses Plover Bay, Siberia....

Fenn, Harry (drawn from photographs by Harry Fenn).
New York. Harper's Weekly. 02-12- 1887.
Wood engraving, image 13 1/2 x 20 inches on sheet 16 x 22 inches, centrefold as issued. Very good condition. Double page illustration from Harper's Weekly magazine featuring 11 vignette illustrations of Native Americans, their houses and boats. Informational text on verso of sheet notes that "The distance across Behring's Straits, at the narrowest point, is about six times the distance from South Ferry to Staten Island - a fact which shows rather impressively how slight were the obstacles in prehistoric times to the spread of populations from Asia to America..." Item #47539

Price: $85.00

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