President Taft addressing the crowd, September 28, 1909
United States President William H. Taft visited Seattle in 1909 and spoke at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. While in Seattle, he also played golf and made many other public appearances. In this photo, taken on September 28, 1909, President Taft addresses the crowd at the fair, on the campus the University of Washington. University officials and other dignitaries sit behind him as he speaks.
Scanned from original photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
- Museum of History & Industry, Seattle