|Title||Fountain sculpture of a bull fighting a lynx, under construction at the Lewis and Clark Exposition, Portland, Oregon, 1905 |
|Notes||The statue was created by American sculptor E.C. Potter and it was one of two exposition sculptures depicting this battle. |
Stamped on verso: Portland, Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition.
Handwritten on verso: Building and Grounds - Bull-Lynx Fight.
Filed in: Box 1/13
|Contextual Notes||Born in 1857, Edward Clark Potter worked as an assistant to renowned sculptor Daniel Chester French and went on to create dozens of memorial, animal and heroic statues in American cities. He is most famous for designing the marble lions that guard the entrance of the New York Public Library. |
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; Fountains--Oregon--Portland |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.); Portland (Or.)--Buildings, structures, etc.; Animals 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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