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    Hand-Tinted Boudoir Card of a Colorado Prospector, circa 1875. Captured on a hillside above the town of Ouray, Colorado, with his heavily burdened pack mules, an unidentified miner holds a shotgun and scouts the mountain above him. Captioned on the negative: "Prospectors At Ouray, Colo." Image measures approximately 8" x 5" and is affixed to a 10" x 6.75" photographer's mount. In stamp on verso reads: "G.W. Stong &Co., Jewelers, Ouray, Colo." From the Emory A. Cantey Western Collection.

    Condition: Image and photo mount are heavily damaged with a large tear at lower left; several areas of peeled albumin throughout image; very heavy wear and damage to mount edges and corners. Poor.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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