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Laura Fiske in Fiske Tent Studio
Laura Fiske in Fiske Tent Studio
TitleLaura Fiske in Fiske Tent Studio
Date of Original1905?
CreatorFiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionLaura Fiske sits in the Fiske Tent Studio. The camera is visible, as are many examples of Fiske's portrait work. A large cutout is visible in the roof of the tent, and appears to be used as the chief light source.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPhotography
Portraits
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Photography
Photographic studios
Cameras
Tents
Personal NameFiske, Laura
Fiske, Frank Bennett, 1883-1952
Decade1900-1909
Item Number1952-0086
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original6.5 x 8.5 in.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] Frank Bennett Fiske Papers, State Historical Society of North Dakota, MSS 10105
Biography/HistoryFrank Fiske served as an assistant steamboat captain prior to his lifelong work as a studio photographer, mostly associated with Fort Yates N.D. He learned the trade from S.T. Fansler, post studio photographer, and remained in Fort Yates to document the town, the Standing Rock Agency, and the changing ways of the frontier. Fiske was also a writer, and served for a time as a newspaper editor, and wrote a popular column carried in many newspapers. He was best known for his Indian photographs, which depicted everyday Indian life, as well as studio views.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-0086)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh19520086
OCLC number61156024
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