|Title||Sacagawea statue at the Sunken Gardens, Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 1905 |
|Notes||The Sacagawea statue was created by American sculptor Alice Cooper. |
Sign on sculpture reads: Erected by the women of the United States in memory of Sacajawea, the only woman in the Lewis and Clark Expedition, and in honor of the pioneer mother of old Oregon.
Stamped on verso: Portland, Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition.
Handwritten on verso: Building and Grounds - Sacajawea.
Filed in: Box 1/13
|Contextual Notes||Alice Cooper constructed the statue with more than 20 tons of Oregon copper. It stood in the center of the Sunken Gardens on the exposition grounds. In April 1906, the statue was moved to Washington Park in Portland. |
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)||Sacagawea--Monuments; Public sculpture--Oregon--Portland |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.); Portland (Or.)--Buildings, structures, etc. |
|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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