James Tilton Pickett was born December 31, 1857, and died August 28, 1889. Stamped on reverse: "Clyde Banks Photo Service, Bellingham Washington." James Tilton Pickett was the son of General George Pickett and his second wife, a Native American, who died when James was young. He was raised by Isaac and Catherine Collins who were chosen by General Pickett because they were childless. James is buried at River View Cemetery in Portland, Oregon. He was an artist who worked for the Seattle P-I and the Oregonian newspapers.
Caption on reverse in ink: "Chapter XII - James Tilton Pickett's grave in Riverview Cemetery, Portland, Oregon. A Douglas fir and cedar growing from his grave. Photo by C.F. Todd." On address label: "Mrs. Edward Edson - 312 Mt. Baker Apartments - Bellingham, Washington" See also photos 2927-2929, 2931-2932. Chapter XII (really chapter XIII) refers to the chapter on Jimmie Pickett in The Fourth Corner by Lelah Jackson Edson.
Caption on reverse in ink: "James Tilton Pickett's grave in Portland, Oregon. 'Jimmie' rests with his three friends, natives of his own country. Photo by C.F. Todd" and on address label: "Mrs. Edward Edson - 312 Mt. Baker Apartments - Bellingham, Washington" a close-up of Pickett's gravestone with his name and birth and death dates. Carved on the side: "Rest In Peace" See also photo 2927 and 2929-2932.
An aerial view of water and a large lumber operation with a highway running parallel and above it. Caption in ink in the front lower right corner: "7357 - Branchkey (?) Aerial Skyway - Portland, Oregon"
An "O" is marked on the photo beyond the gravestone. Caption on reverse in pencil: "In the O is the marble marker at the head of the grave. The grave extends from the marker toward the camera, parallel to the stone. The fir has pushed itself over the edge of the grave" and on address label: "Mrs. Edward Edson - 312 Mt. Baker Apartments - Bellingham, Washington" See also photos 2927-2031.
Caption on address label on reverse: "Mrs. Edward Edson - 312 Mt. Baker Apartments - Bellingham, Washington". Carved on the stone: "James Tilton Pickett - Born December 31, 1857 - Died August 28, 1889" See also photos 2928-2932.