Boudoir card photographs of Portland, Oregon

Collection Data

General views of Portland Oregon: Willamette River with steamboat and sailboats, bridges over ravine on the south end of town, the downtown, including city hall, businesses, the Park Blocks, homes, farms on the east side of the river; one view includes faint outline of Mt. St. Helens.
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916 (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 - 1889 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ (Watkins) 94-340
Bridges -- Oregon -- Portland
Buildings -- Oregon -- Portland
Dwellings -- Oregon -- Portland
Parks -- Oregon -- Portland
Rivers -- Oregon
Willamette River (Or.)
Panoramic photographs
Title devised by cataloger.
Bibliography: From series: Watkin's New Boudoir Series, Yo Semite, Pacific Coast, Yellowstone Park, &c.
Content: Includes views that form a panorama of the city, numbered 1-4. Includes duplicates or near duplicates.
Numbering: Views are numbered D71-D74, D77, D78, D80, D81.
Acquisition: General Book Fund, 1989.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 8 photographic prints :albumen, b&w ;14 x 22 cm. or smaller.
Bentley, Wm. R. "Bentley's Hand-book of the Pacific Coast[...]". Oakland, California: Pacific Press, 1884. [call no. MFZ (Watkins) 96-4210; contain tipped-in Boudoir cards from this series.]
Boudoir card photographs
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12318107
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8af2bf20-cd60-0135-b08f-4b66e6702f35
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