George, Kate and Grafy Carmack Aboard the S.S. Roanoke, August 19, 1898.

George, Kate and Grafy Carmack Aboard the S.S. Roanoke, August 19, 1898.

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Black and white photograph of a group of men, one woman, and one child standing on the upper deck of a boat with three large cases marked N.A.T.&T.Co. [North American Trading & Transportation Company], and one case marked United States Assay Office C.B. of C. Seattle.

The front row has been identified by Deb Vanasse, author of Wealth Woman: The Story of Kate Carmacks. Left to right are two unidentified individuals, Dawson Charlie, Kate Carmack, Graphie Grace Carmack [seated] George Carmack, Skookum Jim (Mason) and Patsy Henderson.

Inscription recto: On Forecastle of the Steamer Roanoke / About Aug 20 1898. Group of Miners Merchants + others on trip to / Seattle from the Klondike. About $4 000 000 in gold dust on board / Geo Carmack / Grafy " / Mrs Carmack