|Title||Construction of Columbia Court, with Remington statue in the foreground, Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 1905 |
|Notes||The sunken gardens of Columbia Court were situated between the Foreign Exhibits Building (left) and the Agricultural Palace (right). |
Stamped on verso: Portland, Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition.
Handwritten on verso: Buildings and Grounds - Sunken Gardens.
Filed in Box: 1/7
|Contextual Notes||A reproduction of Frederic Remington's sculpture "Coming Through the Rye" was constructed for the exposition. Renamed "Off the Trail" it shows four wild cowboys coming into town for a spirited celebration. |
The sunken gardens featured manicured lawns, statues, fountains and various species of tropical plants.
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)||Public sculpture--Oregon--Portland; Equestrian statues--Oregon--Portland; Gardens--Oregon--Portland; Exhibition buildings--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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