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[Photo Album]: Landscape Photographs of Williams Canyon, Garden of the Gods, Monument Park, and elsewhere in the vicinity of Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs, circa 1870s
Colorado: [circa 1870s]. Very Good. Hardcover. Oblong quarto. Measuring 12" x 10.5". String-tied album with blind-stamped black cloth over boards, marbled pastedowns. Supplier's ticket on back pastedown: "A.D. Fisk, Photographic Outfits, Magic Lanterns, Accessories, & Etc. ... N.Y." Contains 25 gelatin silver prints, most measuring about 6" x 8". Each print is mounted on a white cardboard leaf and is captioned in ink. Modest soiling to the cloth boards and edges of the cardboard leaves, wear to the corners, some waving to the cardboard leaves, else very good; images are very good or better. A subject-specific album of exceptional images taken by an unknown photographer very much in the style of William Henry Jackson's mammoth plate photographs of Colorado and the North American West. The album contains close-up views of the unusual rock and sandstone rock formations in the Garden of the Gods and Monument Park, and views of notable features at Williams Canyon, including the Narrows. Also included are images of Ute Pass, Rainbow Falls, and Seven Falls, and landscape views of the Garden of the Gods and surrounding mountains. A well-composed and carefully captioned album. A list of the manuscript captions to each photograph follows: 1. The Narrows, Williams Cañon. 2. Williams Cañon, looking out. 3. Gates Wide Open. 4. White Rock outside the Gates. 5. [The Eagle? - (sandstone rock formation)], Monument Park. 6. Balanced Rock & Reginald, Garden of the Gods. 7. In Williams Cañon. 8. South Cañon. 9. Brook in the North Cañon. 10. The Narrows in Williams Cañon. 11. Pike's Peak overlo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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