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Cripple Creek, Colorado
  • 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
  • Cripple Creek, Colorado, 1900
  • Where object was made: Colorado, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 18.1 x 67.4 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 1/8 x 26 9/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 30 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0219
Description

Color panorama. Hill top view of a mining town nestled amongst rocky foothills. A mining work road and power line poles run along the bottom of the frame leading to the mining or milling building at the left of the frame. In the background is a mountain peak rising from the distant cloudy haze. Clear sky above.