Monday, September 26, 2011

Alaska 1930s - Photos by Bue Kee

Bue Kee with sketch book,
Alaska's Inland Passage (1935)

Bue and his brothers (Ted and Wilson) worked in Alaskan canneries during the depression. Bue's camera was a Kodak Anastigmat F - 6.3, 100 mm.

Hydaburg (1935)

Ketchikan (1935)

Pillar Bay (1935)

Craig (1937) - Wilson & Ted on right
Port Waters (1937)
Deep Cove (1937)

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Bue Kee's Art: Small Watercolors

The Three Brothers
Near Trinidad
Oswego Lake
Bever Creek

The watercolors ranged in size from 6.5 by 5 to 7 by 9 inches. Many of his works were stolen after his death (some of the unaccounted for pieces are depicted in the photos below).

Stolen or Lost
Stolen or Lost

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Rohwer Group Forever...

Rohwer Group:  Bill Rohwer's Research Team

A Skype video call (from a former student having issues with a Ph.D. advisor) reminded me (again) of my good fortune at Berkeley--great advisor and good times with the tribe.