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Kinsey, Clark [1877 - 1956]
CACHE Of NINE LARGE-FORMAT PHOTOGRAPHS DEPICTING The LUMBERING INDUSTRY In The PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Kinsey Photo, Seattle, 1869. 11" x 14". Image size: 10-1/4" x 12-7/8". Most oblong format. Group of nine large-format photographs depicting lumbering activities of the St. Paul & Tacoma Lumbering Company, Pacific National Lumber Company, and the Simpson Lumber Company. All are captioned in the negative, identifying Kinsey as the photographer. Clark Kinsey and his brother Darius (1869-1945) were two of the most important photographers documenting the logging and timber industries of the Pacific Northwest. Kinsey photographed the timber industry in the Pacific Northwest for thirty years, from World War I until his retirement in 1945. The images here record not only the equipment & activity of the logging industry, but also of the timber cutters themselves, capturing their postures and expressions posed amongst the logs and machinery of their trade. Three of the images are annotated on the verso, two with some identifying names of the workmen in the photograph. Images are captioned as follows: "No. 2. Camp #8. St. Paul & Tacoma Lmbr Co. / C. Kinsey Photo Seattle" -- Group photo of fourteen men posed in front of machinery."No. 5. St. Paul & Tacoma Lmbr Co. / C. Kinsey Photo" -- Group photo of fifteen men posed in front of a small building, empty flatbed rail cars in front."St. Paul and Tacoma Lbr. Co #5 / Kinsey Photo" -- Group photo of seventeen men posing with a giant felled log."No. 7 St. Paul & Tacoma Lmbr Co / C. Kinsey Photo" -- Logs on a railcar in the left foreground, with a tall trunk central, guide wires attached. A group of men poses in the background."Pacific Nation … [Click Below for Full Description]
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