• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1893
  • Description
  • Joseph W. Steele and his wife Mertie had six children. The first, Joseph Franklin Steele, was born in 1887 in Foster, a small settlement south of Seattle. Three girls were born after the family moved to Thomas, Washington, between Auburn and Kent. The family later had two additional boys.Sometime around 1893, Joseph Franklin Steele (center) and his three sisters (left to right), Bessie, Ruth Emily, and Ethel Mertie, posed for a family portrait... more
    Joseph W. Steele and his wife Mertie had six children. The first, Joseph Franklin Steele, was born in 1887 in Foster, a small settlement south of Seattle. Three girls were born after the family moved to Thomas, Washington, between Auburn and Kent. The family later had two additional boys.Sometime around 1893, Joseph Franklin Steele (center) and his three sisters (left to right), Bessie, Ruth Emily, and Ethel Mertie, posed for a family portrait on the porch of the family home in Thomas. Bessie and Ethel wear dark dresses and lace-trimmed aprons. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    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
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle