Mr. Butler examines apple tree in his orchard near Lyle, Washington

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Mr. Butler examines apple tree in his orchard near Lyle, Washington


  • 1910-07 (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 6.3 x 8.2 inches

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Photograph showing a man standing behind an apple tree in an orchard near Lyle, Washington. He holds aside a branch, making his face visible through the tree. Typed note on the back of the print reads, " 13587--Weister, Portland. Shows two year old Ortley Apple tree in the orchard of W.I. Butler, seven miles North of Lyle, Klickitat County, Wash. This tree bore five or six apples at two years of age and made over three feet of growth of new wood. The owner is holding his hand on the twig where this year's growth began. Tree planted in Spring of 1908; photo taken July, 1910." Stamp on the back for Hicks-Chatten Engraving Co. in Portland, Oregon.

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No Copyright - United States

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Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway photographs; Org. Lot 78; Box 5, Folder 5; 007

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