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Alpine Pass.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    1843–1942
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Alpine Pass., circa 1900
  • Where object was made: Colorado, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 16.4 x 11.47 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/16 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0184
Description

Black and white. View of a distant mountain peak framed in the left foreground by a steep, jagged mountain face. Train tracks enter the picture from the middle-left and curve around the mountainside. An evergreen forest fills the space between the foreground and the distant mountain peak.