Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)

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Edward S. Curtis -   Plate 290 On Klickitat River (b) border=
Title:
Plate 290 On Klickitat River (b)
Date:
1910
Size:
Portfolio, 18 x 22 inches
Medium:
Vintage Photogravure
 
The peaceful part of the river is a contrast to the unseen drama higher up where rock walls narrow and increase the cascade of water that rushes through, creating pools and opportunity for dip-net fishing. The plentiful salmon and steelhead were easy to gather in the pockets formed by the gushing water.
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