|Title||Occidental Hotel, Seattle, ca. 1898 |
|Photographer||Wilse, Anders Beer, 1865-1949 |
|Date||ca. 1898 |
|Caption||The Occidental Hotel (not to be confused with its earlier namesake that was destroyed in the 1889 fire) was on the northwest corner of 3rd Avenue and Cherry Street. It and the New York Block visible to its rear were razed for the construction of the Dexter Horton Building.|
On the ground floor is one of Seattle's oldest and most venerable businesses, Shorey Books, which at this time was run by Samuel F. Shorey, who resided in the building.
|Notes||Original photo by Anders Wilse was acquired by Webster & Stevens.|
Signs in image: Carpenter Shop. Simpson Sign Co. - Signs. Occidental Hotel. Shorey's Old Book Store - Old Books Bought & Exchanged. Bonney & [A...] [Undertakers].
Handwritten on sleeve: Occidental Hotel.
|Subjects||Hotels--Washington (State)--Seattle; Bookstores--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1983.10.6037 |
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|Credit Line||PEMCO Webster & Stevens Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||PEMCO Webster & Stevens Collection |
|Physical Description||1 glass negative: b&w; 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.; cracked, sulfiding |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|Photographer's Reference Number||360X |