Jack London, Photographer: A Writer’s Pacific Adventure
“Jack London, Photographer” presents rare black and white archival photographs by author and adventurer Jack London (1876-1916). The images were created between 1900 and 1914 and encompass subjects such as the Russo-Japanese War, the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, and London’s cruise of the SNARK and journey around Cape Horn on the steel ship DIRIGO. The exhibit draws from the collections of the Huntington Library and the California State Archives. The book that inspired the exhibit, “Jack London, Photographer” by Jeanne C. Reesman, Sara Hodson and Philip Adam is available at the Sea Chest Museum shop for $50.00.
Ongoing current exhibits in the Museum include:
Caught, Canned and Eaten - History of LA Harbor Fishing and Canning Industries
20,000 Jobs Under the Sea - A Century of Commercial “Hardhat” Diving
Neptune’s Favorites – Art created by sailors while at sea
USS Los Angeles - The Story of the US Navy Heavy Cruiser USS Los Angeles CA-135