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New rotating photography exhibit is up at Oswego Heritage House for about six months

PMG PHOTO: CLARA HOWELL  - Mark Brown, Oswego Heritage Council board member, explains The Bickner Photographs exhibit.Curious about what Lake Oswego looked like in the early 1900s? Even Portland or our beloved Columbia River Gorge? The Oswego Heritage House and Museum's current photography exhibit takes the public back through sepia and black and white toned landscapes of a time when development was sparse.

PMG PHOTO: CLARA HOWELL  - Oswego Heritage House archives contain several photographs from the photographers whose work is on display.As of Jan. 15, the works of former Lake Oswego residents William Bickner and Luard Lyman Woodward have been blown up and displayed on the walls at the museum.

The Woodward family collection in the Oswego Heritage House archives contains 82 photographs from 1919-21. Currently on display are 12 pictures featuring Boy Scout outings, the Gorge, George Rogers Park and more.

PMG PHOTO: CLARA HOWELL  - There are 12 photographs by Luard Lyman Woodward on display at the Oswego Heritage House.While there are 14 Bickner photographs on display, the archive collection of the Bickner family contains more than photographs. Also available for viewing is the family's store ledgers, scrapbooks and letters, among other items.

The exhibit will be up for about six months. PMG PHOTO: CLARA HOWELL  - There are items like scrapbooks and store ledgers on display from the Bickner family.


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