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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Consists of a photograph album containing over 300 photographs of urban and rural locations in North America, Hawaii, and New Zealand, collected by Australian engineer Norman Selfe (1839-1911) during his 1884 tour to inspect engineering and architectural works abroad. The photographs document street architecture in San Francisco, California; redwood logging ventures in Humboldt County, California; as well as locations in the Oregon, Washington, and Utah Territories; the states of Colorado, Nevada, Missouri, Illinois, New York, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts; federal buildings in Washington, D.C.; and cities and natural features in Canada, including British Columbia, Montreal, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and the St. Lawrence River. Includes photographs taken by William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), George Dobson Valentine (1852-1890), George Fiske (1835-1918), I. W. Taber (1830-1912), and others.
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Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
This collection consists of five cabinet card Albumen photographs and one photograph album. The cabinet cards depict depict Pikes Peak in Colorado and the surrounding environs. The photograph album consists of 115 images of Colorado primarily, with some images of New Mexico, that depict various scenes of frontier towns, railroads, and natural landscapes. Most, if not all, of the photographs can be attributed to the American photographer William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), known for his iconic Indian portraits and landscape photographs of the American West.