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Title W.H. Jackson Photocrom Print Collection Vol 1: I
Document Type Photograph
Description Box 1, folders 1-6. A collection of black and white photographs and colour photochrom prints of Colorado and Niagara (from New York and Canada) taken by W. H. Jackson. These landscape images depict railroads, mountain passes, mines and rock formations. Landmarks including Pike's Peak, the Mount of the Holy Cross and Niagara Falls are also depicted.
Names Detroit Photographic Company; Jackson, William Henry (1843-1942)
Places Animas River, Animas Canyon, Cheyenne Mountain, Garden of the Gods, Lake San Cristoval, Mount of the Holy Cross, Pike's Peak, Spanish Peaks, Upper Twin Lake, Clear Creek Canyon, Box Canyon, Ouray, Colorado City, Black Canyon, Platte Canyon, Needle Mountains, Bellevue, Mount Sneffels, Aspen, Colorado, Price Canyon, Utah, Niagara Falls, New York, United States; Niagara River, Queenston, Ontario, Canada
Keywords transportation, railroad, trail, overland trail, mining, silver, animal, observation, environment, frontier, pioneer
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Great Plains, Northeast
Physical Description The colour lithographic prints were made using the "Photochrom" process and published by Detroit Photographic Company from negatives made by W.H. Jackson.
Additional Information View finding aid for this collection:
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference Ayer Photographs Jackson Box 1
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue