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Pueblo of Taos
  • D.M. Horkmans
  • Pueblo of Taos, circa 1905
  • Where object was made: Taos Pueblo, New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • glass lantern slide
  • Object Height/Width: 8.3 x 10.1 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 1/4 x 4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7930
Description

Glass lantern slide showing a very large, multi-level adobe pueblo in the background. In the midground there are several small platforms or ramadas made from timbers. In the foreground there is a wooden bridge over a small stream and two people at the near end, one seated and one leaning against the bridge.