|Title||A Portrait of Joaquin Miller, 1953 |
|Notes||Oil painting on canvas by Stewart H. Holbrook, otherwise known as Mr. Otis. |
Illustration of the painting included in the book entitled "Mr. Otis" by Stewart H. Holbrook. Title in book is "Call Me Ishmael He Cried".
PH Coll 425.14
|Contextual Notes||Stewart H. Holbrook, a beloved Northwest author, moved to Portland, Oregon in 1923. A columnist for the Oregonian he wrote many published articles and books about popular history, famous Old West characters and interesting people and events of the Northwest. Although the author never admitted to it publicly, Holbrook was the painter Mr. Otis. Holbrook or Mr. Otis had art shows all over Portland and the country and was collected by prominent collectors and personalities. Holbrook died in 1964. |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913--Portraits; Authors, American--Portraits; Painting, American--20th century |
|Digital Collection||Society and Culture Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Stewart H. Holbrook Mr. Otis Paintings Collection. PH Coll 425 |
|Object Type||Painting |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2001. |