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    [composite photograph of four drawings by James T. Pickett]
    Creation Date: Jun. 8, 1914
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.30420
    Call Number: Curtis 30420
    Glass plate negative and photographic prints, composite photograph of four drawings by James T. Pickett, ca. 1880., Asahel Curtis photographer, dated June 8, 1914. The composite photograph includes the following James T. Pickett drawings: Seattle from the Harbor, Elliott Bay Seattle Washington Territory from the city heights, Seattle from a point one mile south, and Snoqualmie Falls, near Seattle. Numerous steamships and sailing ships are present in the Seattle habor and various Seattle buildings are recognizable.The composite photograph was most likely created to encourage tourism and development. It was originally distributed by "C. C. Calkins, Investment Banker, Real Estate and Loan Broker, Seattle, W. T." Photographic prints located in Curtis Albums 80B p. 45 and 80C p. 38. Note: composite image is very similar to the image published in the Special Edition to the Morning Oregonian (newspaper) in 1880 (1999.120.2.9). Asahel Curtis.
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    [Pike Place Market]
    Creation Date: Nov. 10, 1931
    Catalog ID: 1943.42.59030
    Call Number: Curtis 59030
    Photographic print and nitrate and copy negatives. Street scene outside the Pike Place Public Market, Seattle, Washington. Asahel Curtis, photographer, November 10, 1931. View of a busy street scene with many pedestrians and automobiles present.