• Creator
  • McCurdy, James G.
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1900
  • Description
  • Seated on the beach in front of a tent, probably at Port Townsend, Washington, a Makah woman and child proudly hold their pet dog for a portrait. Another woman seated next to the pair shields her face from the photographer.James McCurdy was born in Port Townsend, on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, in 1872. He spent many years of his childhood in Neah Bay and returned to Port Townsend in 1894. McCurdy was a banker, author, and active photograph... more
    Seated on the beach in front of a tent, probably at Port Townsend, Washington, a Makah woman and child proudly hold their pet dog for a portrait. Another woman seated next to the pair shields her face from the photographer.James McCurdy was born in Port Townsend, on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, in 1872. He spent many years of his childhood in Neah Bay and returned to Port Townsend in 1894. McCurdy was a banker, author, and active photographer, especially of the people and maritime activities of Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. He died in 1942. (Charles T. Hommel, A Guide to Historical Photograph Collections in Seattle, p. 33.). less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Image/JPEG
    glass negative