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    WORKING ASIAN MAN - UTAH CARTE DE VISITE - circa 1885. A great Salt Lake City, Utah Carte de Visite of an Asian man wearing traditional clothes and a Bowler-type hat. Many Asian immigrants worked on the railroads at this time and it is a distinct possibility that this man did as well. This card is back-marked by C. W. Carter, a noted photographer of Indian and Western views who operated in Utah (in partnerships) as early as 1864. The image has a wonderful sepia tone and good contrast.

    Mautz, Carl. Biographies of Western Photographer's, (Nevada City, California: Carl Mautz Publishing, 1997).


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    November, 2007
    10th Saturday
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