• Created Date
  • 1914
  • Description
  • In this photo, taken at a popular oceanside resort, spectators look on as a group of Quinault paddlers heads out through the surf in a large cedar dugout canoe. Such an event would have been an extraordinary experience for tourists even at this time period.Photographers Ira Webster and Nelson Stevens opened their Seattle studio in 1902. They were the official photographers for The Seattle Times for 23 years, beginning in 1906, and also did ext... more
    In this photo, taken at a popular oceanside resort, spectators look on as a group of Quinault paddlers heads out through the surf in a large cedar dugout canoe. Such an event would have been an extraordinary experience for tourists even at this time period.Photographers Ira Webster and Nelson Stevens opened their Seattle studio in 1902. They were the official photographers for The Seattle Times for 23 years, beginning in 1906, and also did extensive commercial photography work in Seattle and King County. Webster retired in 1925 and died in 1942; and Stevens died around 1930. (Firm stationery; Charles T. Hommel, A Guide to Historical Photograph Collections in Seattle, p. 46.). less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Image/JPEG
    glass negative