|Title||Rev. Herbert H. Gowen, probably in Seattle, 1929 |
|Caption||An Episcopal minister, Dr. Herbert H. Gowen served in the department of Oriental Studies at the University of Washington (UW) teaching from 1909 until 1944. A voracious reader who was reputed to have read a book a day, he taught the history and literature of China, Japan, India, and the Near East along with the Sanskrit, Arabic, and Hebrew languages and history of religion. Built in 1932, Gowen Hall in the Liberal Arts Quadrangle on the UW campus was dedicated in 1977 to the memory of Dr. Gowen and his contributions.|
This 1929 photograph of Dr. Gowen shows him in a wooded setting in his official robes as an Episcopalian minister.
|Notes||Handwritten on image: Dr Herbert H [Gowen].|
Caption information source: University of Washington, Campus Tour website.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): August 5, 1929.
|Subjects||Clergy--Washington (State)--Seattle; Teachers--Washington (State)--Seattle; Vestments--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Personal Names||Gowen, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1864-1960 |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||1986.5G.885.1 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 glass negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |