• Creator
  • Merrill, E.W. (Elbridge Warren)
  • Created Date
  • 1915~
  • Description
  • Photographer E.W. Merrill photographed this young boy wearing a blanket and a woven spruce root hat typical of the northern Northwest Coast. The spruce root is twined so tightly that it sheds water. The hat's rim is decorated with a geometric pattern.Merrill, a botanist, photographed the people and natural history of Sitka between 1899 and 1929. This photo was one of his most popular. (Information from Stratton Library, Sheldon Jackson College... more
    Photographer E.W. Merrill photographed this young boy wearing a blanket and a woven spruce root hat typical of the northern Northwest Coast. The spruce root is twined so tightly that it sheds water. The hat's rim is decorated with a geometric pattern.Merrill, a botanist, photographed the people and natural history of Sitka between 1899 and 1929. This photo was one of his most popular. (Information from Stratton Library, Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, personal communication). less
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    photograph
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