|Title||Large log bound for Chicago World's Fair, Seattle, 1893 |
|Photographer||Boyd & Braas |
|Caption||In 1893, the city of Chicago welcomed nearly 21.4 million visitors to the World's Columbian Exposition, a world's fair held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the landing of Columbus. To promote its wood products industry to the fairgoers, the state of Washington displayed an immense log.|
In this 1893 photo, taken on Seattle's Railroad Avenue, a group of men gathers to look at the state of Washington's exhibition log before the train hauls it to the Chicago world's fair.
|Notes||Signs in image: [...] Wilton Hardware Co. 815, Farm Machinery. Flour, Feed Grain. James Cosh & Anglo-Swiss [Condensed Milk]. Dalpay Roy & Co.|
Caption on image: For the state of Washington's World's Fair building, Chicago. 125 ft long, 6 ft 2 in. diameter largest end, 45 in. [diameter] small [end], 19 ft 3 in. circumference large end. Boyd & Braas Photo Seattle.
Typed on verso: Large log for Chicago's World's Fair - State of Wash. Bldg.
Caption by MOHAI staff.
|Subjects||Logs--Washington (State)--Seattle; Waterfronts--Washington (State)--Seattle; Warehouses--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||SHS2798 |
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|Credit Line||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Historical Society Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print mounted on cardboard: gelatin, b&w; 8 1/2 x 11 in. |
|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||23 |