Photograph of a watercolor by Paul Keller. The painting depicts a four-masted steamship and part of the Portland skyline. The tower at right is the Public Market building; the tower at far left is probably the Public Service Building. Keller was a staff artist for the Oregon Journal.
Watercolor landscape illustration of a beach on the Pacific Coast in California. There are cliffs and large rocks visible surrounding the shore and in the water. A note in the top left corner reads, "Copied."
A watercolor sketch map of Astoria, Oregon in 1846. Burr Osborn drew the map from memory in 1913. Osborn served on the USS Shark under the command of Lt. Neil M. Howison. He survived the shipwreck of the Shark near Clatsop Beach on September 10, 1846 and spent several months in Astoria . Copies of his letters sent with the map detailing his reminiscences of the event and his time in Astoria were reprinted in the Oregon Historical Quarterly in 1913, v. 14, no. 4, p. 355-365.