William Henry Jackson

Loving Their Craft: 1902

Loving Their Craft: 1902

African American men playing guitar, 1902. Photo entitled 'True Lovers of the Muse' by photographer William Henry Jackson. An accompaning photo shows that the men were on a platform where people were waiting for a boat. Possibly taken in St Augustine or Tampa, Florida. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Indian River, Florida Getaway: 1890s

Indian River, Florida Getaway: 1890s

Men relaxing near tiki huts with palm frond roofs. Dawson's, Gem Island, Indian River, Florida. Photo taken between 1880 and 1897 by William Henry Jackson. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Brown's Landing, Rice Creek, Florida: late 1800s

Brown's Landing, Rice Creek, Florida: late 1800s

Boat near Brown's Landing, Rice Creek, Florida - between Gainesville and St. Augustine. Click on View Detailed Image to see the boat in more detail. Photo taken by photographer William Henry Jackson between 1880 and 1897. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Haven on the Halifax: 1890s

Haven on the Halifax: 1890s

Winter days in Florida on the Halifax River near Daytona Beach. Beautiful tropical scene. One woman looks to have a bit of a garden going. The couple looks like they are feeling frisky. William Henry Jackson, photographer. Photo taken between 1890 and 1897. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Take the Shot: 1880

Take the Shot: 1880

Small steamboat Nemo touring on the Tomoka River, Volusia County, Florida. Interesting photo, taken by William Henry Jackson between 1880 and 1897, with a woman pointing a gun at something out of the shot. Perhaps she was the alligator watch. Click on View Detailed Image to see the detail. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

S.S. Miami: 1900

S.S. Miami: 1900

Harbor views, departure of S.S. Miami, Nassau, Bahamas. Photograph taken in 1900. Photo by William Henry Jackson. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

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