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Portland flood photographs [graphic]
BANC PIC 2001.193--B
Collection Overview

Title:

Portland flood photographs

Creator/Contributor:

Eastman, Gilman L., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Buchtel, Joseph., Associated name.

Abstract:

Large format views of flooded Portland streets, with commercial storefronts. Fire Department barges with hoses and pumps are featured in two of the images, and a horse-drawn fire wagon and fire department personel in additional carriages are in the flooded streets in the third view.

Date:

1894 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-or
Floods -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs
Fireboats -- Photographs
Fire fighters -- Oregon -- Portland -- Photographs
Portland (Or.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Title supplied by cataloger.
Mounts bear printed labels, lower center: Photos, of the great flood Portland Or. June 4th 1894. Prof. G.L. Eastman Cor. First and Taylor Streets.
Mounts inscribed in ink: [From] Jos. Buchtel, Chief P.P.F.D. to D.F. Sullivan, Chief D.P.F.D.
Joseph Buchtel, also a professional photographer, was chief of the Portland Fire Dept., 1883-1885.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
3 photographic prints : b&w ; images 28 x 33 cm., mounts 38 x 46 cm.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2001.193--B

Origin:

Oregon