Edward Thomas Osborn photograph collection, circa 1909-1935  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Collector
Osborn, Edward Thomas
Title
Edward Thomas Osborn photograph collection
Dates
circa 1909-1935 (inclusive)
Quantity
149 photographic prints (1 box)
Collection Number
PH0337
Summary
Photographs of architectural perspectives and elevations by Seattle architect and inventor and by other architects
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Edward T. Osborn, architect and inventor, worked actively in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest between 1910-1930. The buildings and interiors he designed display his ability to move easily between different architectural periods, whether Tudor, Gothic or Renaissance. Osborn also designed bathtub related inventions, and new construction techniques.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of photographs of architectural perspectives and elevations by Osborn as an architect and also as draftsman. Other architects represented include Houghton, Priteca, O'Brien, Roberts (Earl), and Wheatley. Projects are located in Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, California and Vancouver, B.C. (including Pantages Theater, Los Angeles). The remaining photographs are of unidentified projects or personal photographs belonging to Osborn. All circa 1910s-1920s.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation, or publication. Contact Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


 

FOLDER 1: Seattle

Osborn, E.T.
Charlesgate Apartments
(3 photos, exterior)

Osborn, E.T.
Colgroves standardized hotels for man and car
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Osborn, E.T.
Cummings Towers - First unit of the Living Lincoln Assembly's Homes for the Aged
(2 copies of photo of architectural elevation)

Osborn, E.T.
Lynwood Apartments, 4th and Battery
(1 photo, exterior)

Osborn, E.T.
Proposed apartment house and store building, California Avenue, West Seattle.
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Osborn, E.T.
Proposed hotel
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Houghton, E.W.
Lorraine apartments for Mr. Lewis C. Troughton. Osborn, del.
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Houghton, E.W.
Preliminary study for foyer of Moore Theater
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Houghton, E.W.
Proposed theater and offices for J.G. Moore. Osborn, del.
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Houghton, E.W.
Syndicate Building, Westlake and Pine. Osborn, del.
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

O'Brien, Smith
Building for Hamman Baths - Fitel Phillips, owner. Ellis St. West of Mason St. 1909.
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Priteca, B. Marcus
Apartment Hotel for John E. Ryan, Esq. 5th and Marion. Osborn, del.
(2 copies of photo of architectural elevation)

Roberts, Earl
Proposed Athletic Club for Gardiner J. Gwinn. Osborn, del.
(1photo of architectural elevation)

Sonnichsen, S.E.
New Baptist Hospital.
(2 copies of photo of architectural elevation)

Spalding, A.W.
Chas. D. Stimson Building. Westlake.
(1 photo of architectural elevation. 1 photo of exterior)

Wheatley, A.
Woodland Park Methodist Episcopal Church. Osborn, del.
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

Sacred Heart Parish Building Group on Warren Ave. from John to Thomas Streets. Osborn, del.
( 2 photos of architectural elevation)

FOLDER 2: Tacoma

Hill, Mock and Griffin
"Gymnasium". Osborn, del.
( 1 photo of architectural exterior perspective)

Houghton, E.W.
Imperial buildings
( 1 photo of architectural exterior perspective)

Priteca, B. Marcus
Central Hotel Building. Corner 9th and Broadway
(1 photo of architectural exterior perspective)

Osborn, E.T.
Apartment house
(1 photo of architectural elevation)

FOLDER 3: California

O'Brien, Smith
Novitiate of the Sacred Heart. Los Gatos, San Francisco. 1914.
(1 photo of architectural exterior perspective)

Osborn, E.T.
Sacramento Athletic Club
( 2 photos of architectural exterior perspective)

Osborn, E.T.
Unidentified building.
(1 photo of architectural exterior perspective)

Priteca, B. Marcus
Pantages Theater. Los Angeles.
( 2 copies of photo of architectural exterior perspective)

FOLDER 4: Vancouver, B.C.

Osborn, E.T.
"Shopping center, office complex with pool?"
(3 photos of architectural drawings of floor plans, sections)

Vancouver Opera House
(3 photos of exterior)

FOLDER 5: Portland

Osborn, E.T.
The Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother. 1923.
(1 photo of exterior architectural perspective)

FOLDER 6: All else

Priteca, B. Marcus
Proposed theater and office building. Aberdeen.
(1 photo of architectural exterior elevation)

Wilson and Whitenhall
Proposed buildings of Western Canada College
(4 photos of exterior elevations)

Osborn, E.T.
East window. Trinity Church. Everett.
(1 photo of drawing)

Osborn, E.T.
McIntyre Building. Salt Lake City.
(1 photo of architectural exterior elevation)

Community Apartments. Walla Walla
(2 photos of exterior)

Osborn, E.T.
Moorlands, adjacent to the Inglewood Country Club.
(1 photo of architectural drawing of bird's-eye view)

FOLDER 7:Unidentified photos of architectural drawings and of constructed buildings probably in this area. (Osborn, Wheatley and Osborn, B. Marcus Priteca)

FOLDER 8: Views of New Zealand? Foreign projects.

FOLDER 9: Mounted photographs of architectural details with
Osborn's notes?

FOLDER 10: Personal photographs.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Osborn, Edward Thomas--Photographs
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographic prints

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)