Washington D.C. - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Washington D.C. - Fine Art Prints of Historical Photos

Our Washington DC images are mostly portraits of Oregonians who either traveled there for government business or were serving in the federal government.

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  1. Benjamin Stark, Portland Founder & U.S. Senator

    Benjamin Stark, Portland Founder & U.S. Senator - c. 1861

    Born in Louisiana in 1820, Stark sailed to Oregon in 1845, where he soon purchased Asa Lovejoy's share of the land that eventually became downtown Portland, for $390. Learn More
  2. Logging - Bill Grisdale & Crew at Simpson's Camp No. 1, near Shelton

    Bill Grisdale & Crew at Simpson's Camp No. 1, near Shelton - c. 1900

    Bill Grisdale, in the white shirt standing beside the tender, was the nephew of Sol Simpson, who founded Simpson Logging Company in 1890. Learn More
  3. Chief Joseph, Nez Perce - Gill

    Chief Joseph, Nez Perce - 1900

    This portrait of Chief Joseph was taken when he visited Washington, DC, in April of 1900. Learn More
  4. Colonel George Wright - Brady

    Colonel George Wright - c. 1860

    Colonel George Wright graduated from West Point in 1827, and spent almost forty years as a military officer, much of it in the Pacific Northwest. Learn More
  5. George Gibbs, Northwest Geologist & Ethnologist - Gardner

    George Gibbs, Northwest Geologist & Ethnologist - c. 1865

    George Gibbs was born in Astoria - the Astoria in New York, not Oregon. However, as a geologist and ethnologist, he contributed to the history of the Pacific Northwest, based on his studies of the languages of the indigenous peoples here. Learn More
  6. George H. Williams, Judge & Senator - Gardner

    George H. Williams, Judge & Senator - c. 1865

    This intense-looking gentleman was one of Oregon's longest-serving public figures, starting as Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court in 1853 and concluding as Mayor of Portland from 1902 through 1905. Learn More
  7. Senator Henry W. Corbett - Brady

    Senator Henry W. Corbett - c. 1867

    This closeup of Corbett originated from the same Brady glass plate negative used to create the full body pose featured elsewhere on this site. However, we've restored the closeup view from a separate original. Learn More
  8. Senator Henry W. Corbett - Brady

    Senator Henry W. Corbett - c. 1867

    This photo of Portland merchant Henry Winslow Corbett was likely taken about the time he began his term as U.S. Senator in 1867. Learn More
  9. Senator Joseph Lane of Oregon - Brady

    Senator Joseph Lane of Oregon - c. 1861

    This Matthew Brady photo of Joseph Lane was probably taken near the end of his term in the U.S. Senate from 1859 through 1861. Learn More
  10. Signing a Settlement for Flooding Celilo Falls

    Signing a Settlement for Flooding Celilo Falls - c. 1956

    Secretary of Interior Douglas McKay signs an agreement covering proposed settlements for claims by the Yakama for losses at Celilo Falls due to flooding from The Dalles Dam. Learn More

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