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Russian Block House-Sitka, Alaska., 1898

 Item — Photo Box: 6
Identifier: PH001_0689


Old Russian Block House-Sitka, Alaska, for protection against the Indians, Sitka Kwan, of Tlingit people. Note the slit in upper part for firing trough with rifles. Door behind the tree, Embrasures for canon in outer sides of the building. The Middle Blo


  • 1898


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From the Collection:

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time. Glass plate negatives and lantern slides are restricted due to the fragility of the format. All decisions regarding use will be at the discretion of the curator for visual materials.


1 photographic print(s)

General Physical Description note

1 photographic print : gelatin silver, sepia ; 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

Dimensions note

6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA