Print, Photographic
Hamburg-American Line S.S. Resolute Around the World Cruise. Bangkok 6 March 1930. Material: paper. Size: 2 3/4" x 4 1/2". Description: black and white photo of Cecile Miller standing next to Wat Arun, "The Porcelain Temple." Photo caption on back: "C. Everett 3/6/30, Bangkok, Saigon, Gene at Arun Wat or Porcelain Wat - showing dishes." Waseca County members of the Resolute Cruise: Constance "Connie" Everett, Dorothy Leuthold, Regene Miller Everett, (Connie's friend) Mary Catherine Phillips Schluck, Josephine Leuthold, Clarissa Miller, Cecile Miller, and Mrs. Chas. Norton.
The donor is the great-grandson of William Everett, co-founder with Aughenbaugh, of the E. A. Co Mill in Waseca County. The Everett home, built by William's son Edward Everett, overlooking the east end of Clear Lake, was a showplace in its time, a classic Victorian-style home, the Everett house was demolished in 1958; it was an architectural and historical loss to Waseca County. Hamburg-American Line S.S. Resolute Around the World Cruise. A temple of unique design is Wat Arun, the "Temple of the Dawn" often called "The Porcelain Temple." It is one of the most beautiful landmarks of the Siamese capital whether seen in the glare of the bright midday sun or by night in the light of the brilliant tropic moon. It is nearly 250 feet in height. The temple is mostly made of broken "willow-ware" dishes.