Open-air grocery store in Dawson, c1898
- Curtis, Asahel, 1874-1941.
By the end of July 1898, over 40,000 gold seekers had poured into Dawson, Yukon Territory. Some of the city's busines was conducted in tents or in the open air.In this photo, taken around 1898 by Asahel Curtis, customers are buying pies, loaves of bread, and cans of corned beef and sausage at an open air grocery store. The storekeeper is weighing the gold used to buy the goods.
Scanned from original photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
- Museum of History & Industry, Seattle