C.E. and Hattie King

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C.E. and Hattie King

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C.E. (Charles) and Hattie King were photographers in Tacoma in the latter part of the 19th century. Charles King was hired by Northern Pacific in the 1870s to photograph land where the tracks were to be laid between Livingston, Montana and Tacoma. In the 1880s, Charles and Hattie were hired to photograph local churches, residences, and ships. Charles was known for being one of the earliest photographers to capture an image of Mount Rainier. Charles King would go on to serve as a Tacoma Police Captain.


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Anna Trammell, 2022




"Early Negative Destroyed," Tacoma Daily Ledger, Feburary 4, 1906.
"News Brevities," Tacoma Daily Ledger, November 22, 1885.
Back of photos in collection include logo with "C.E. and Hattie King, Photographs, Tacoma, Washington Territory."

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