GOLDTONEPHOTOGRAPH.COM, A DIVISION OF SEATTLE-BASED GALLERY NORTHWEST FOUND, SPECIALIZES IN THE HISTORIC EARLY 20TH-CENTURY PHOTO-GRAPHIC PROCESS KNOWN AS THE GOLDTONE, OR OROTONE,WHICH IS DISTING-UISHED BY ITS SHIMMERING METALLIC GOLD, THREE-DIMENSIONAL APPEARANCE.  

We are ACTIVELY PURCHASING historic goldtone/orotone photographs produced by any and all photographers. Below is a small sampling of orotone photographs that we currently or previously owned. Please CONTACT US us if are interested in selling or acquiring. 

Edward Curtis | Old Well at Acoma Orotone Goldtone Photograph
Edward Curtis | Old Well at Acoma Orotone Goldtone Photograph

Edward S. Curtis (1868 - 1952), "Old Well at Acoma," orotone/goldtone photograph, Los Angeles, California Studio, ca. 1920s. 11" x 14" plate.

PHILLIP GIBBS Native American Woman with Papoose (Oregon tribe) Orotone Goldtone Photograph
PHILLIP GIBBS Native American Woman with Papoose (Oregon tribe) Orotone Goldtone Photograph

PHILLIP GIBBS (Oregon) | Native American Woman with Papoose (Oregon tribe) orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1920s. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

ASHAEL CURTIS Dawn Orotone Goldtone Photo Mt Rainier Lake Washington
ASHAEL CURTIS Dawn Orotone Goldtone Photo Mt Rainier Lake Washington

ASAHEL CURTIS (1874 - 1941, Washington) | "Dawn" (Mt. Rainier from Lake Washington, Seattle) orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - 1920s. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

EDWARD CURTIS Son of the Desert orotone goldtone photograph
EDWARD CURTIS Son of the Desert orotone goldtone photograph

EDWARD CURTIS (1868 - 1952, Washington / California) | "Son of the Desert" (Navajo) orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - early 1920s. Seattle Studio. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

ASAHEL CURTIS Mt Rainier Paradise Orotone Goldtone Photograph
ASAHEL CURTIS Mt Rainier Paradise Orotone Goldtone Photograph

ASAHEL CURTIS (1874 - 1941, Washington) | "Mt. Rainier Park with (Avalanche) Lilies" orotone/goldtone photograph. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

NORMAN EDSON Hand-Tinted Orotone Goldtone Photograph Mt Rainier Trail to Paradise
NORMAN EDSON Hand-Tinted Orotone Goldtone Photograph Mt Rainier Trail to Paradise

NORMAN EDSON (1876 - 1968, Washington/Canada) | "Trail to Paradise (Mt. Rainier)" hand-tinted orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. mid-1920s. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

ASAHEL CURTIS Cattle in the Grand Coulee Orotone Goldtone Photograph
ASAHEL CURTIS Cattle in the Grand Coulee Orotone Goldtone Photograph

ASAHEL CURTIS (1874 - 1941, Washington) | "Cattle in the Grand Coulee" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

ALBERT E. PRICE Mirror Lake Mt. Rainier Orotone Goldtone Photograph
ALBERT E. PRICE Mirror Lake Mt. Rainier Orotone Goldtone Photograph
EDWARD CURTIS Maid of Dreams Orotone Goldtone Photograph
EDWARD CURTIS Maid of Dreams Orotone Goldtone Photograph

EDWARD CURTIS (1868 - 1952, Washington / California) | "Maid of Dreams" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - early 1920s. Seattle Studio. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

NORMAN EDSON Puget Sound at Sunset Hand-Tinted Orotone Goldtone Photograph
NORMAN EDSON Puget Sound at Sunset Hand-Tinted Orotone Goldtone Photograph

NORMAN EDSON (1876 - 1968, Washington/Canada) | "Puget Sound at Sunset (Vashon Island)" hand-tinted orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. mid-1920s. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

ARTHUR C. PILLSBURY Sunshine Through the Redwoods (California) Orotone Goldtone Photograph
ARTHUR C. PILLSBURY Sunshine Through the Redwoods (California) Orotone Goldtone Photograph

ARTHUR C. PILLSBURY (1870 - 1946, California), "Sunshine Through the Redwoods (California)" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1920s. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

ARTHUR C. PILLSBURY Orotone Goldtone Triptych Yosemite Valley
ARTHUR C. PILLSBURY Orotone Goldtone Triptych Yosemite Valley

ARTHUR C. PILLSBURY (1870 - 1946, California), Yosemite National Park orotone/goldtone photograph triptych, depicting (from left to right) Vernal Falls, Yosemite Valley and Yosemite Waterfalls, ca. 1920s.

LOMEN BROTHERS Eskimo (Inuit) Child in Fur Mukluks (Alaska) Orotone Goldtone Photograph
LOMEN BROTHERS Eskimo (Inuit) Child in Fur Mukluks (Alaska) Orotone Goldtone Photograph

LOMEN BROTHERS (Lomen Bros., Alaska) | "Eskimo (Inuit) Child in Fur Mukluks" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - 1920. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

*RARE* EDWARD CURTIS Evening on Mt. Rainier Orotone Goldtone Photograph
*RARE* EDWARD CURTIS Evening on Mt. Rainier Orotone Goldtone Photograph

EDWARD CURTIS (1868 - 1952, Washington / California) | "Evening on Mt. Rainier" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917. Seattle Studio. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

EDWARD CURTIS Orotone Goldtone Photo Wishram Fisherman
EDWARD CURTIS Orotone Goldtone Photo Wishram Fisherman

EDWARD CURTIS (1868 - 1952, Washington / California) | "The Fisherman, Wisham" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - early 1920s. Seattle Studio. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

ASAHEL CURTIS Large-Format Mt. Rainier Paradise Valley Orotone Goldtone Photograph
ASAHEL CURTIS Large-Format Mt. Rainier Paradise Valley Orotone Goldtone Photograph

ASAHEL CURTIS (1874 - 1941, Washington) | Mt. Rainier Park, Paradise Valley orotone/goldtone photograph. 12" x 20" orotone glass plate.

JAMES BERT BARTON Mt Rainier Paradise Valley Orotone Goldtone Photograph
JAMES BERT BARTON Mt Rainier Paradise Valley Orotone Goldtone Photograph

JAMES BERT BARTON (Washington) | Mt. Rainier, Paradise Valley orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. late 1910s - 1920s. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

JAMES BERT BARTON Mt. Rainier Mirror Lake Orotone Goldtone Photograph
JAMES BERT BARTON Mt. Rainier Mirror Lake Orotone Goldtone Photograph

JAMES BERT BARTON (Washington) | "Mirror Lake, Mt. Rainier" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. late 1910s - 1920s. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

EDWARD CURTIS Piki Maker Orotone Goldtone Photograph_edited
EDWARD CURTIS Piki Maker Orotone Goldtone Photograph_edited

EDWARD CURTIS (1868 - 1952, Washington / California) | "Piki Maker - Hopi" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - early 1920s. Seattle Studio. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

EDWARD CURTIS Rush Gatherer Kutenai Orotone Goldtone Photograph
EDWARD CURTIS Rush Gatherer Kutenai Orotone Goldtone Photograph

EDWARD CURTIS (1868 - 1952, Washington / California) | "The Rush Gather, Kutenai" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - early 1920s. Seattle Studio. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

GILBER MORRIS TAYLOR Husky Silvertone Orotone Photograph (Altin, B.C., Canada)
GILBER MORRIS TAYLOR Husky Silvertone Orotone Photograph (Altin, B.C., Canada)

GILBER MORRIS TAYLOR (Altin, B.C., Canada) | Husky silvertone orotone photograph, 1924-1930. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

JAMES BERT BARTON Mirror Lake Mt. Rainier Orotone Goldtone Photograph
JAMES BERT BARTON Mirror Lake Mt. Rainier Orotone Goldtone Photograph

JAMES BERT BARTON (Washington) | "Mirror Lake, Mt. Rainier" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. late 1910s - 1920s. 11" x 14" orotone glass plate.

NORMAN EDSON Silver Dawn (Moonlight, Mt. Rainier) Orotone Goldtone Photograph
NORMAN EDSON Silver Dawn (Moonlight, Mt. Rainier) Orotone Goldtone Photograph

NORMAN EDSON (1876 - 1968, Washington/Canada) | "Silver Dawn/ Moonlight (Mt. Rainier from Vashon Island)" hand-tinted orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. mid-1920s. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

EDWARD CURTIS The Vanishing Race, Navajo Orotone Goldtone Photograph
EDWARD CURTIS The Vanishing Race, Navajo Orotone Goldtone Photograph

EDWARD CURTIS (1868 - 1952, Washington / California) | "The Vanishing Race, Navajo" orotone/goldtone photograph, ca. 1917 - early 1920s. Seattle Studio. 8" x 10" orotone glass plate.

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