Viewing Celilo Falls, Columbia River

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Viewing Celilo Falls, Columbia River


  • 1899-1907? (Creation)


black-and-white prints (photographs); 9.6 x 7.2 inches

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Photograph of a Native American person standing on a rock overlooking Celilo Falls on the Columbia River in the Columbia River Gorge. Large rapids flow past the rock and there is a cloud of mist above the water. The person wears a hat and their back is turned to the camera as they face the river. Taken looking towards the mountains on the Washington side of the river. Stamp at the bottom of the print indicates a 1907 copyright notice for Benjamin A. Gifford. Stamp on the back reads, "Photo Copyright R.I. Gifford."

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Spokane, Portland, and Seattle Railway photographs; Org. Lot 78; Box 2, Folder 6; 002

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