|Title||Sculpture of cowboy and horse, Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 1905 |
|Notes||The name of the statue is "Cowboy at Rest" and it was created by sculptor Solon H. Borglum. |
Stamped on verso: Portland, Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition.
Handwritten on verso: Building and Grounds - "Cowboy at Rest" statue.
Filed in: Box 1/13
|Contextual Notes||Born in 1868, Solon H. Borglum was an American sculptor whose creations reflected a nostalgia for frontier life. His depictions of cowboys and Native Americans were also displayed at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in 1904 and the Panama-Pacific World's Exposition in 1915. |
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 |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.); Horses in art; Cowboys in art |
|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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