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Dorothy McCullough Lee outside Oregon State Capitol

Photograph showing State Representative Dorothy McCullough Lee standing outside the Oregon State Capitol on January 14, 1929. A cropped version of this photograph, image No. 371N1970, and image No. 371N0374 were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on January 14, 1929, under the headline "At the Opening of the Oregon Legislature." The photographs had the following caption: “Staff Photographer Ralph Vincent of The Journal was on hand at the state capitol this morning and brought back for you some of the interesting personages there.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Dorothy McCullough Lee of the Multnomah delegation.” The photographs accompanied a story, titled "Legislature Organizes For Session.” The 1929 session was Lee’s first in the Legislature. Image note: The text “Dorothy McCullough Lee of Mult.” and the number 7 are written on the negative and are visible on the right side of the image.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Violinist Benno Rabinof and conductor Willem van Hoogstraten during Portland Symphony Orchestra rehearsal

Photograph showing Benno Rabinof (left), holding his violin at his chin and looking toward Portland Symphony Orchestra conductor Willem van Hoogstraten (right). The photograph was taken during a rehearsal on the morning of Monday, November 19, 1934, before Rabinof performed with the symphony that evening. The names “Rabbinoff [sic]” and “Von Hoogstratten [sic]” are written on the negative and are visible in the image. The Portland Symphony Orchestra is now the Oregon Symphony. See related image No. 371N2063.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Rex Wilson leading packhorses carrying bodies of climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant and John Thomas

Photograph showing Rex Wilson of the U. S. Forest Service riding at the front of a pack train carrying the bodies of Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas on Saturday, September 9, 1933, after searchers recovered their remains. The three men died in an accident during an attempt to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. A cropped version of this photograph was one of five, including image No. 374N0486, that were published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, September 10, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “Closing Scenes in the Tragedy Befalling Portlanders on Mt. Jefferson.” The photographs had the following caption: “Mount Jefferson, Olallie Lake and the wild region was the center of interest for almost a week during the hunt for Davis McCamant, Don Burkhart and John Thomas.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “The end of the Skyline trail—Rex Wilson, forest guard at Olallie lake, leading the pack horses which bore the bodies over the 10-mile trail to the road.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about the recovery of the climbers’ remains. See related image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0484, 374N0485, and 374N0511.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Paul F. Burris and W. Fred Drager outside Oregon State Capitol

Half-length portrait of Paul F. Burris (left) and W. Fred Drager standing side by side outside the Oregon State Capitol in Salem and facing front. This photograph was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on January 14, 1929. It was cropped into two separate pictures, one of each man. The photographs, along with image Nos. 371N1676 and 371N1970, were published under the headline "At the Opening of the Oregon Legislature." The four photographs had the following caption: “Staff Photographer Ralph Vincent of The Journal was on hand at the state capitol this morning and brought back for you some of the interesting personages there.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Paul G. [sic] Burris and Fred Draper [sic], rival candidates for clerkship of the house.” The photographs accompanied a story, titled "Legislature Organizes For Session.” Image note: The names “W. Fred Drager” and “Paul F. Burris” are written on the negative. The number 6 is also written on the negative. The writing is visible in the image.

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Berkeley Snow of Red Cross receiving funds from H. W. Erren and Ruth Sanders of Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing Berkeley Snow (left) receiving a donation from H. W. Erren, treasurer of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, as Albina worker Ruth Sanders holds up the Red Cross emblem. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 11 of the Oregon Journal’s final edition on Wednesday, March 17, 1943. It had the following caption: “RESULTS OF BLITZ drive at Albina Engine & Machine Works in Hang Hitler campaign to raise funds for the Red Cross 1943 war fund campaign is shown with Berkeley Snow (left), vice chairman of drive, receiving $10,125 from H. W. Erren, treasurer of the sub-chaser plant, while Ruth Sanders, pretty electrician’s helper, holds up the Red Cross signifying that Albina was first shipyard to go over the top 100 percent.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “Lumber Workers Help Drive / Labor Backing Red Cross.” See related image No. 375A0750. Image note: The number 234 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Berkeley Snow of Red Cross receiving funds from H. W. Erren and Ruth Sanders of Albina Engine & Machine Works

Photograph showing (from left) Ruth Sanders and H. W. Erren of Albina Engine & Machine Works with Berkeley Snow of the Red Cross on March 17, 1943, when Sanders and Erren gave Snow a $10,125 donation from the Portland shipyard to the Red Cross war fund campaign. Sanders, an electrician’s helper, is holding a bag with the Red Cross emblem on the front. Erren, Albina Engine’s treasurer, is sitting at a desk and showing the list of contributors to Snow, the vice chairman of the fundraising drive, who is standing next to him. A similar photograph, image No. 375A0748, and a story about contributions to the drive were published on Page 11 of the Oregon Journal’s final edition on Wednesday, March 17, 1943. Image note: The number 235 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The text “Albina shipbuilding” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

1944 Portland Rose Festival court at selection ceremony

Photograph showing the Portland Rose Festival Queen, Jo Anne Bush of Grant High School, sitting on her throne at the selection ceremony, held May 17, 1944 at the Portland Public Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). Seated on the stage next to her, four on each side, are the eight princesses. The four princesses on the left are, from left to right: Francesca Haffner, Roosevelt High School; Arlene Boehi, Jefferson High School; Rebecca Larkin, Jane Addams High School; and Harriet McGill, Franklin High School. The four princesses at right are, from left: Erna Gawehn, Washington High School; Barbara Lee Patterson, Lincoln High School; Josephine Schulberg, Girls Polytechnic High School; and Lorraine McCrea, Commerce High School. See related image Nos. 375A0280, 375A0319, 375A0321, and 375A0322.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

1944 Portland Rose Festival Queen Jo Anne Bush at selection ceremony

Photograph showing Jo Anne Bush sitting on a throne on May 27, 1944, after she was selected as the Portland Rose Festival queen during a ceremony at the Portland Public Auditorium (now the Keller Auditorium). She is smiling, wearing a tiara and cape, and holding a bouquet of roses. Bush was the princess from Grant High School. A cropped version of this photograph and image No. 375A0321 were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on May 28, 1944. This photograph had the following caption: “QUEEN JO ANNE I, in royal raiment, smiles as subjects acclaim her.” The photographs accompanied a story with the headline “Jo Anne Bush New Queen of Rosaria” and the subheading “Blonde, Green-Eyed Grant High Senior Wins Vote of Rose Festival Judges.” Also see related image Nos. 375A0317, 375A0319, and 375A0322.

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1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Janis Korlann posing with golf ball and club

Full-length portrait of Janis Korlann, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Grant High School, posing with a golf club and ball. She is crouching, facing to the left, and holding the club in one and and the ball in the other. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “ ‘GOLF’S A CINCH’ has been quoted to Grant Princess Janis Roberta Korlann so often that this athletic-minded girl couldn’t resist the opportunity to try it out. ‘After all, you can’t ski all year around,’ she bewails.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0287, 375A0288, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

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1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Princess Jean Hart posing with mitt and softball

Full-length portrait, taken from the side, of Jean Hart, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Jane Addams High School, sitting on a bench, facing to the right, and looking toward the front. She is wearing a softball mitt on her left hand and is holding a softball in the mitt. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “NO SOFTY, but a sucker for softball is Princess Jean Catherine Hart, royalty from Jane Addams high school. Jean played on the school team last year, helping her girls win second place in the women’s B league.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0287, 375A0288, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Leona Kunce, posing in gym

Three-quarters portrait of Leona Kunce, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Girls Polytechnic High School in Portland. She is wearing a letter sweater, facing front, and looking toward the left. She has one arm draped over a net, possibly a badminton net, and is holding a doughnut-shaped object. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “INTERWOVEN as the ‘G’ on her sweater are Princess Leona Helen Kunce and athletics. She is the only girl ever to attend Girls Polytechnic high school who has been qualified to wear a four-year athletic sweater with the letter woven in.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0288, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

Vincent, Ralph (Photographer)

Portland Rose Festival Princess Janet Newman, walking in park

Photograph showing Janet Newman, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Washington High School, walking in a park. She is facing front and smiling. The number 4 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower left corner of the image. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “NOBODY’D ‘WANNA WALK WITHOUT’ this ‘baby,’ and Janet Adele Newman, Washington high school princess, finds plenty of companionship on her frequent hikes, her favorite sport. See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0287, and 375A0288, which were published on the same page. Also see related image No. See related image No. 371A0318. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

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Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa at desk

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk with a document in front of him and holding a pen. He is facing front and is wearing a suit and tie. The number 136 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

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Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa holding tool

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, standing a table and holding a metal object, probably part of a tool that is lying on the table in front of him. He is facing slightly left and is wearing a suit and tie. The number 138 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

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Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa at desk

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk and looking at a booklet open in front of him. He is facing slightly left and is wearing a suit and tie. The number 139 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

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Masthead of wrecked steamship Iowa

Photograph, taken Monday, January 13, 1936, of the top of the steamship Iowa’s mast after the ship wrecked on Peacock Spit, near the mouth of the Columbia River. The ship wrecked during a storm early on the morning of Sunday, January 12. All 34 people aboard the Iowa were killed. A similar photograph, 371N3179, was published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, January 14, 1936, under the headline “Waveswept Masthead of the Iowa, Bleak Marker of Grim Sea Disaster.” The photograph accompanied two stories: one about the wreck, headlined “Rain, Seas Stall Hunt for Bodies,” and another about the photographer’s experience, headlined “Journal Cameraman Finds Iowa Trip Exciting.” Image note: Light leak on negative.

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Snow-covered road and cars outside Battle Axe Inn, Government Camp, Oregon

Photograph showing a row of cars parked outside the Battle Axe Inn in Government Camp, Oregon. The inn is surrounded by deep snow, and the inn’s roof and some of the cars are snow-covered. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on December 31, 1934, under the headline “Mount Hood Snow too Plentiful for Skiing.” The photograph had the following caption: “Too much, not to little, snow forced postponement of Sunday’s scheduled Mount Hood ski tournament until New Years [sic] day.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Cars buried in snow in front of Battle Ax [sic] Inn.” The photographs accompanied a story, headlined “Predict Good Ski Weather For New Year,” which reported that about three feet of snow had fallen since the previous Friday. Image note: A mark that may be the number 1 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

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Senate President A. W. Norblad, Governor Isaac Patterson, and House Speaker Ralph Hamilton

Portrait of (from right), A. W. Norblad, president of the Oregon Senate; Isaac Patterson, Oregon governor; and Ralph Hamilton, speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives. They are standing outside the Oregon State Capitol. A cropped version of this photograph, image No. 371N1483, and image No. 371N0374 were published on Page 1 of the Oregon Journal on January 14, 1929, under the headline "At the Opening of the Oregon Legislature." The photographs had the following caption: “Staff Photographer Ralph Vincent of The Journal was on hand at the state capitol this morning and brought back for you some of the interesting personages there.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “From the left, Senator A. W. Norblad of Clatsop, president of the senate; Governor Patterson and Speaker Ralph Hamilton of the house.” The photographs accompanied a story, titled "Legislature Organizes For Session.” Also see image No. 371N1883 of Norblad. Image note: The following text is handwritten on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image: “Ralph Hamilton — Gov Patterson A. W. Norblad.” The number 10 is also written on the negative and is visible in the upper right corner of the image.

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Congressman Charles H. Martin and B. F. Irvine at Democratic Party picnic

Photograph showing Congressman Charles H. Martin (left) and Oregon Journal editor Benjamin Franklin Irvine sitting on a bench outdoors. The photograph was taken during a Democratic picnic held at Viking Park on the Sandy River on July 16, 1933. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on Page 7 of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on Monday, July 17, 1933. The photographs were published under the headline “And They All Came Out to Honor General Martin.” The photographs had the following caption: “Ralph Vincent, a Journal staff photographer, caught these shots at the big all-state Democratic picnic Sunday.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “General Martin and B. F. Irvine, editor of The Journal, one of the speakers.” The photographs accompanied the continuation of a front-page story about Martin and the picnic. Also see related image No. 371N0471. Image note: The text “Irvine + Martin” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image.

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Albina Engine & Machine Works vice president L. R. Hussa at desk

Photograph showing L. R. Hussa, vice president of Albina Engine & Machine Works in Portland, sitting at a desk and looking to the left. He is holding a pen over a document lying in front of him. The number 140 is written on the negative and is visible in the lower right corner of the image. The unconfirmed note “Albina shipbuilding / Roger & Huson / 11/12/42” is written on the negative sleeve. The date is unverified.

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1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Shirley Fowler posing with baking ingredients

Half-length portrait of Shirley Fowler, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Franklin High School. Fowler was later selected as the Rose Festival queen. She is standing at a table, facing slightly left, and smiling. On the table in front of her are a mixing bowl, a plate of eggs, a canister of baking powder, a bottle of liquid, and a canister of Hershey’s cocoa. She is holding a sifter in one hand. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “INVADER—Shirley Louise Fowler, Franklin high school princess, takes over the home economics laboratory to indulge her favorite pastime, baking a chocolate cake. (Good, too!).” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0287, 375A0288, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

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1942 Portland Rose Festival Princess Margaret Grasle, sitting at piano

Half-length portrait of Margaret Grasle, the 1942 Portland Rose Festival princess from Lincoln High School. She is sitting at a piano with one hand on the keys. She is facing right, looking toward the front, and smiling. A cropped version of this photograph was published on the front page of the Oregon Journal “News & Views” section on Sunday, May 24, 1942. The page featured photographs of each Rose Festival princess and a brief story headlined “Princesses Off Duty.” This photograph had the following caption: “PRACTICED WOMAN — That’s Margaret (‘Peggy’) Grasle, Lincoln high school princess and piano student for the last five years, taking time off from Rose Festival preparations to work on arrangements for the boys’ glee club, for which she is accompanist.” See related image Nos. 375A0281, 375A0282, 375A0283, 375A0284, 375A0285, 375A0286, 375A0287, and 375A0292, which were published on the same page. Image note: The unconfirmed date “5/19/42” is written on the negative sleeve.

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1932 Portland Rose Festival Queen Frances Kanzler with court

Portrait of the 1932 Rose Festival queen and princesses, all wearing matching dresses. The queen, Frances Kanzler, is sitting on a throne and is holding a bouquet of roses. The princesses are sitting on the dais around and below her. A similar photograph, image No. 371N2994, was published on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal on June 5, 1932, under the headline “New Festival Queen and Her Royal Princesses.” That photograph had the following caption: “Queen Frances Kanzler, Washington high school senior, and her seven high school princes [sic] who will rule over Portland’s annual fiesta of the rose, June 16-17-18, in their royal robes. Front row, from left: Hazel May Bennett, Lincoln; Leone Hale Baker, Franklin; Florence Marie Kelly, Grant. Back row, from left: Miriam Alice Parsons, Roosevelt; Jeanne Van Dersal, High School of Commerce; Queen Frances; Garlyn Genevieve Morgan, Girls’ Polytechnic, and Ferol Helen Richardson, Jefferson.” Image note: Photograph shows discoloration due to deterioration of the negative.

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Violinist Benno Rabinof playing at rehearsal with Portland Symphony Orchestra

Photograph showing violinist Benno Rabinof playing with the Portland Symphony Orchestra (now the Oregon Symphony) during a rehearsal. A cropped version of this photograph was published in on Page 2 of the Oregon Journal’s home edition on Monday, November 19, 1934. The photograph had the headline “His Guadanini Sings Sibelius” and the following caption: “Benno Rabinof, American violinist, photographed at rehearsal Monday morning with the Portland Symphony orchestra for night concert at The Auditorium. Rabinof will play Finland’s famous composer’s stupendous concerto, which Rabinof says is most intriguing—and tricky. Willem van Hoogstraten, conductor, was reading the opening phrases when Ralph Vincent, Journal staff photographer, caught the picture of Rabinof in action.” Image note: The name “Benno Rabinoff [sic]” is written on the negative and is visible on the left side of the image. The Portland Symphony Orchestra is now the Oregon Symphony. See related image No. 371N2064.

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Searchers lifting body of climber into truck at Olallie Lake, Oregon

Photograph showing searchers lifting the body of a climber into a truck at Olallie Lake, Oregon, on Saturday, September 9, 1933. Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas were killed in an accident while attempting to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. Searchers recovered their bodies and transported them 10 miles to Olallie Lake by pack horse. The Oregon Journal published a story about the recovery effort, along with related image Nos. 374N0486 and 3740491, on Sunday, September 10, 1933. Also see image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0485, and 374N0511.

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Packhorses carrying bodies of climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant and John Thomas

Photograph showing searchers transporting the bodies of Portland climbers Donald Burkhart, Davis McCamant, and John Thomas by packhorse from Mount Jefferson to Olallie Lake on Saturday, September 9, 1933. Riding the horse at front is Rex Wilson of the U. S. Forest Service. The three climbers were killed in an accident while attempting to ascend Mount Jefferson on Monday, September 4. The Oregon Journal published a story about the effort to recover their bodies, along with related image Nos. 374N0486 and 3740491, on Sunday, September 10, 1933. Also see image Nos. 374N0483, 374N0484, and 374N0511.

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Wreckage steamship Laurel near mouth of Columbia River

Aerial photograph of the wreckage of the steamship Laurel after it struck Peacock Spit near the North Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River. According to reporting in the Oregon Journal, the ship, carrying a load of lumber, encountered high seas from a gale as it left the river on Saturday, June 15, 1929. Around 2:30 or 3 a.m. on Sunday, June 16, the ship struck a sandbar and broke in two. One crew member, Russell Smith, died when a wave swept over the ship and he was washed overboard. Rescue boats retrieved the remaining crew members on June 16 and June 17, except for the captain, Louis Johnson, who initially refused to leave. He was rescued on Wednesday, June 19. A photograph similar to this one was published with several others on Page 10 of the Oregon Journal on Tuesday, June 18, 1929. The photographs appeared under the headline "Exclusive Photographs of Wrecked Steamer Laurel and Her Crew." Image note: The text “S. S. Laurel” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the photograph.

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