January 2006/2007
W. W. Norton & Company
New York, London
ISBN 978-0393061109 / 978-0393329759


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  Photos from the goldrush scrapbooks of Edwin H. Brown,
  grandfather of Peter Brown.
The principals of the Cape Nome Hydraulic Mining Company in their oilskins and campaign hats before sailing for Nome, June, 1900. Edwin H. Brown is the young buck (age 25) on the right who has yet to grow his moustache. Stuck in the ice pack of the Behring Sea en route to Nome.
In camp at Nome, with polar bear skins for blankets. Edwin H. Brown, on left, and Major L.H. French displaying nuggets from Anvil Creek at Nome, August, 1900.