Chinese Room interior, L. C. Smith Building, ca. 1914
Caption on image: Chinese Room, the observatory of the L. C. Smith Building, Seattle, Wash.On verso of image: In observation tower is the Chinese Temple, cost $30,000 to embelish. Walls and ceilings of hand carved teak wood are inset with 776 semi-porcelain discs, representing historic tablets from renowned Chinese Temples. Also 40 bronze lanterns and gorgeous Oriental furniture.Filed in: Seattle--Buildings and Stores.
Scanned from a postcard at 600 dpi, saved in TIFF format, enhanced and resized using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009