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(WEST.) W.H. Jackson & Co., photographers. Souvenir album of photographs of Colorado and New Mexico. 103 albumen photographs mounted on 40 pages, most numbered and captioned in negative, some with Jackson credit in negative, 19 of them being full-page prints about 6 1/2 x 10 inches, and the others about 4 x 6 1/2 inches and mounted 4 to a page. Oblong folio, 10 x 15 leaves, without covers, bound with string; card mount leaves a bit warped, moderate wear and scuffing to mounts of outer leaves, otherwise only minimal wear. Various places, circa 1880s
These photographs run a full spectrum of western themes: majestic mountain and desert landscapes, Pueblo Indian portraits, the architecture of the bustling cities of Denver and Santa Fe, and dynamic railroad scenes. Other locations include Central City, Blackhawk, Georgetown, Silver Plume, Leadville, Buena Vista, Colorado Springs, Manitou, Iron Springs Hotel, Fort Marcy, Pueblo of San Juan, Corpus Christi day at San Juan Pueblo, Embudo, an old mill at Chamita, Taos Pueblo, Santa Clara Pueblo dancers, La Veta Pass, Estes Park, Salida, Marshall Pass in the Colorado Rockies (illustrated), and more. An attractive compendium of Jackson's work before he joined the Detroit Publishing Company.