Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952)View Artist Biography
Plate 290 On Klickitat River (b)
Portfolio, 18 x 22 inches
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.