|Title||Wagon with eight-horse team transporting the Willamette Meteorite at the Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 1905 |
|Notes||Sign on eight-horse team reads: Wakeman & Morse Transfer Co. No. 11 First St. |
Stamped on verso: Portland, Lewis and Clark Exposition.
Handwritten on verso: Exhibits - Willamette Meteorite.
Filed in: Box 1/9
|Contextual Notes||The Willamette Meteorite is composed of iron and nickel, and it weighs 15.5 tons (the largest meteorite ever found in the United States). It is currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. |
The Lewis and Clark Exposition was hosted by the city of Portland from June 1 to October 15, 1905. Covering over 400 acres, the fair showcased exhibits from various nations and states, and it promoted the economic potential of the Pacific Northwest region.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Carts & wagons--Oregon--Portland; Horses--Oregon--Portland; Flags--American |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.); Meteorites--Oregon--Portland |
|Location Depicted||United States--Oregon--Portland |
|Digital Collection||Alaska, Western Canada and United States Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Lewis and Clark Exposition. PH Coll 391 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Physical Description||8 x 10 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from an original photograph using a ScanMaker 6800 at 72 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2007. |
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