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Image: Fishwheel, Columbia River, O.R. & N.

Photo Credit: copy photo: J. Giammatteo
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Fishwheel, Columbia River, O.R. & N.

ca. 1880
19th century
242 x 300 mm (9.5 x 11.8 in.)

Charles Roscoe Savage, American, (1832–1909)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Albumen print from wet-plate collodion negative
Edition: From a set of nine Columbia River views possibly commissioned by the “O.R. & N. RR.” (possibly the Oregon River & Northern Railroad)
Marks: Inscribed in image, lower center; signed in image, lower right: “C. R. Savage Photo”
Bibliography: Lee D. Witkin and Barbara London, The Photograph Collector’s Guide (Boston, MA: New York Graphic Society, 1979), pp. 230–231.
Credit Line: Weedon Endowment funds, 1981
Accession Number: 1981.3.3.7

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  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • Oregon - TGN 7007708
  • railroads
  • rivers
  • transportation
  • water
  • Western United States - TGN 4011500 (general region): Typically refers to states West of the Rocky Mountains (New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California) and Texas. The term may also sometimes include the states above Texas (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma).

  • image Dimensions: 242 x 300 mm (9.5 x 11.8 in.)

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