My Great Grandfather’s Incredible Postcard Art! O.T. Frasch Was Seattle’s Legendary Photographer!

My brother has a great story on his blog today with some early Seattle photos taken by our great grandfather, photographer, O.T. Frasch. Check it out! 🙂

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Welcome To Seattle, Washington!

Located in the northwest corner of the US, Seattle is where I grew up, taking for granted spectacular scenery like this on a daily basis:

However, thanks to my Mom and Sister, I am learning that my family history includes a legendary Photographer who captured the city as a work of historical art!

Here are photos I took Of Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market:

Except that my Great Grandfather O.T. Frasch beat me by more than one hundred years:

You see, my Grandfather took literally thousands of photgraphs that became postcards, which at the time was a piece of art – so, if yo were wondering what Seattle’s 2nd avenue looked like shortly after the turn of the 20th century, here you go:

How did I uncover all of this? Well, my Mom has told us stories of course, and then my sister recently went on…

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