Portland, 1857

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Portland, 1857


  • 1857? (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); salted paper prints; 13.2 x 10.3 inches

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(1831 - 1882)

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View of First Street in Portland, Oregon, in 1857 attributed to Lorenzo Lorain. The photograph shows the Union Hotel, Monnastes & David foundry, and Hop Wo Washing & Ironing. Several horse-drawn wagons are on the unpaved street in front of the buildings. Several men stand around large metal pieces in front of the foundry. A handwritten caption on the back of the photograph reads, "Portland, 1857. West side of First Street, between Yamhill and Morrison, showing the foundry owned by Monnastes & David, and the Union Hotel."

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No Copyright - United States http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/

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Lorenzo Lorain photographs, Org. Lot 1416, Folder 2, 002

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