• Creator
  • Webster & Stevens
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1918
  • Description
  • The University of Washington was established in 1861 as the University of the Territory of Washington. Located in what is now downtown Seattle, this ten-acre site is still owned by the university. It contains such familiar present-day landmarks as Rainier Square, the Olympic Hotel, and the Fifth Avenue Theater.This photo, taken in about 1918, looks east along University Street from Third Street. The Cobb Building, tallest in the picture, still... more
    The University of Washington was established in 1861 as the University of the Territory of Washington. Located in what is now downtown Seattle, this ten-acre site is still owned by the university. It contains such familiar present-day landmarks as Rainier Square, the Olympic Hotel, and the Fifth Avenue Theater.This photo, taken in about 1918, looks east along University Street from Third Street. The Cobb Building, tallest in the picture, still exists. The university had already moved to its present location north of Portage Bay by the time this picture was taken. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from original negative using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
  • Rights
  • All Rights Reserved