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- King County Snapshots: A Photographic Heritage of Seattle and Surrounding Communities
- Portrait of Chief Seattle, painted from a photograph taken in 1865
- Contributor to Resource:
- Pioneer Association of the State of Washington
- Date of Original:
- King County (Wash.)--Pictorial works
Seattle (Wash.)--Pictorial works
Historic sites--Washington (State)--King County--Pictorial works
Historic sites--Washington (State)--Seattle--Pictorial works
- Seattle, Chief
- United States, Washington, King County, Seattle, 47.60621, -122.33207
- paintings (visual works)
- Chief Seattle (Sealth) 1786-1866 was chosen chief by the Duwamish and Suquamish Indian tribes of Puget Sound. He was a successful military strategist and was helpful in negotiations between the Native Americans and the settlers. He signed the Treaty of Point Elliott in 1855 ceding the area now known as Seattle to the United States.
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- IIIF manifest:
- Scanned from slide as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using CONTENTdm's image import.
- Original Collection:
- King County Museum Collections
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Washington. Libraries