Images from the Eric A. Hegg Photographs Collection

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Eric A. Hegg (September 17, 1867 – December 13, 1947) was a Swedish-American photographer who portrayed the people in Skagway, Bennett and Dawson City during the Klondike Gold Rush from 1897 to 1901. Hegg himself participated in prospecting expeditions with his brother and fellow Swedes while documenting the daily life and hardships of the gold diggers.

source: "Nor Rapids Nor Mountains Nor Brothels Stayed Him". Independent. August 3, 1967. p. 23. Retrieved November 1, 2015, wikipedia: Eric A. Hegg

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Permission details - Public Domain

The author died in 1948, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Public domain.

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