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Female African American Tourists at Cheyenne Falls, Oversize Photograph, Colorado Springs, circa 1900

Albumen photograph 4.5 x 7.75 in. mounted to 5.125 x 8.875 in. Seven Falls Photo & Curio Co.: Colorado Springs, Colorado, n.d., circa early 20th century. Image numbered in the negative: "# 106." Mount blindstamped "Seven Falls / South Cheyenne Canon." Image shows three African American women, two on burros, at the base of the falls. Extensive description on verso describes Seven Falls and South Cheyenne Canon. Images of African American tourists are exceptionally scarce, especially during the nascent Jim Crow era of segregation and restriction.

Condition:

Some toning.  Discoloration and wear to mount. 

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$5,000
12/03/2020

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