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Photo NumberPH036_6770
Title on ObjectThe Witch Head near Wishram, Wa.
Title on EnvelopeI
Descriptive UO TitleThe Witch Head at Wishram WA. Petroglyphs
TCI Title
General NotesA large cairn or rock formation, identified as Witch Head, in Wishram, Washington. One of the more prominent rocks has a flat surface, with a carving of a face.
TCI NotesAn outside photograph of large rocks. In the middle of the photograph is a petroglyph. The petroglyph is of a woman's face that is called "She who watches." Writing on the bottom of the photograph is "The Witch Head near Wishram Wa. Major Moorhouse."
TCI TermsRocks

TCI ClassesOutside Photograph;
Rock formations
Rock art

PlaceWishram, Washington
PhotographerMoorhouse, Lee
Date in Photo1897 - 1920
RightsThis image is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the University of Oregon Libraries as a source is requested.
RepositoryUniversity of Oregon Libraries - Special Collections and University Archives

Collection TitleMoorhouse Collection
Source FormatGlass-plate negative
Source Dimensions
Source Conditionscratching
Sub TypeOutside Photograph

Image (File) Size306,984 bytes
Image Width699 pixels
Image Height875 pixels
Color Space24 bit - RGB - sRGB IEC61966-2.1
Capture MethodScanned in transmissive mode with Silverfast AI 6.0 on UMAX PowerLook III flatbed scanner. Levels adjusted from 0 - 1.00 - 255 to 09 - 1.00 - 107 prior to capture.
Resolution125 dpi
Processing HistoryScanned image enters Photoshop with negative polarity and reversed orientation. Archived tiff is saved. Adobe Photoshop used to reorient and crop image, invert image to positive polarity, set and neutralize shadow and highlight point, adjust midtone contrast, and desaturate color information. Second production tiff saved, retaining adjustments layers. Photoshop used to convert color profile from Adobe 1998, to sRGB, set resolution to 125 dpi and resize the largest pixel dimension of the image to 875. Display jpeg saved after resizing
Additional Formats Held by UOArchived tiff -- PH036_6770.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4792 x 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 86,276,812 bytes //

Production tiff -- PH036_6770rb.tif -- 24 bit, Adobe RGB (1998) -- 4792 x 6000 pixels -- 600 dpi -- 166,173,068 bytes //

PublisherJoint Project of the University of Oregon Libraries and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla
Digital CollectionUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Picturing the Cayuse, Walla Walla, and Umatilla Tribes.
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Oregon Libraries
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