|Title||Side view of an early exhibit model for the Seattle World's Fair, March, 1961 |
|Photographer||Couch, Alden B. |
|Notes||Handwritten on slide mount: Rosenthal's Second Design, 1961|
Although it is unclear which exhibit this model would eventually become, it is possible that this design represents the second iteration of a design for the Pavilion of Electric Power.
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|Historical Notes||The Pavilion of Electric Power, sponsored by the electric utilities of Washington State, was built to showcase the hydro-electric potential of the state and to highlight innovative new methods for producing low-cost electricity.|
Alden B. Couch was the Sales Director of Puget Sound Power & Light Company, and oversaw the design and construction of the exhibit for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair.
Los Angeles designer Herbert Rosenthal was appointed chief designer for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. In addition to the general layout of the fairgrounds, Rosenthal was responsible for the exhibits and displays housed in the Washington State Coliseum, which showcased technological advances in urban and suburban life, food, weather, farming power, industry and communications.
|Subjects (LCTGM)||Century 21 Exposition (1962 : Seattle, Wash.)--Buildings; Architectural models |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Exhibition buildings--Washington (State)--Seattle; Exhibitions--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Seattle Photograph Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Alden B. Couch Photographs of the Seattle World's Fair. PH Coll 1021 |
|Object Type||Slide |
|Physical Description||Color; 35 mm. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2011. |