Guide to the Curious and Notable Ancient Wonders found in the Most Noble City of Portland, Oregon.
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Ancient Queen Ada of Portlandia killed one of the Dutch Bros., cut off his head, and made it drink the swill he peddled in life.
King John VIII of Portland (identifiable by his hipster 'stache) tells Christopher Columbus to go f--- himself, 1850, oil on canvas (Oregon Historical Society)
[Rough translation:] "…tonight the chef is offering Oregon Terrestrial Mollusk with a Sicilian orange remoulade on a bed of locally-sourced Larkspur" c. 1561 (OHS MS. Schnizter 3213)
Allegory of September, AKA The Last Berries of Sauvie Island, mid-13th century, Cathedral of Our Lady of Linnton
"I mean, it's nice and everything, O Lord, but is it a Certified Backyard Habit?" (1625)
"Fuck your Communal Seating and Small Plates" (Oil on canvas, Portlandian, 1871)
This 1744 painting was brought in by a Lake Oswego collector. Inscription on reverse reads: "Portlandian History." Frankly, we're baffled.
Jan van Hosford, "Expulsion of the Hipsters from Vancouver, AKA The Founding of Portland," c. 1618 (oil on canvas)
In case you ever forget what our Portlandian troops overseas are fighting for. #freedom #newseasons
"Diogenes Searching the U.S. Senate for 60 Honest Men," c. 1642
"Earl of Lichfield humbly admits to Portlandian General that his Park is Not the Tiniest" 1635 (Lichfield Heritage Centre) #parkfight
So excited my Governor John Kitzhaber action figure just arrived!
William Kerns, "Portlandia suckles Clackamas, Gresham, Aloha, Beaverton, Hillsboro, Lake Oswego, Tigard, Tualatin, and Vancouver" (1883)
St. James the Delimiter, patron of Librarians, bludgeoned to death for Shushing a Pagan (fresco, Multnomah County Central Library, 1440)
Zebulon Wilshire of Scappoose, Winner of the 1640 Portland Moustache Competition - Erotic/Mythological Category
Wow, Charlie Hales is getting serious about this Columbia River crossing thing!
Captain Elijah Shannon (1832-1921) of Portland, Ore., founder of VooDoo Dough-Nuts (Photo: PSU Special Collections)
"The Founding of Viking Burger" (detail), c. 1080, Wool embroidered on a linen background
(Oregon Historical Society)
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