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Pike's Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs.
  • 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
  • Pike's Peak Avenue, Colorado Springs., 1898
  • Where object was made: Colorado, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 20.3 x 50.8 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 x 20 in
    Mat Dimensions: 12 x 24 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0209
Description

Colored panoramic photo. A wide dirt road extends to the horizon with rows of leafless trees, telephone poles and homes along either side. The road ends at what appears to be a town square at the foothills of a mountain range with snowy peaks further in the background.