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    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man, probably an actor, with wavy hair. He wears a silk or satin jacket with embroidered flowers, satin knickers, an embroidered, possibly velvet tunic with lace cuffs, stockings and slippers. The man poses with an arm extended...
    • Actors--1890-1910.; Costumes--1890-1910.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man, probably an actor, with wavy hair. He wears a silk or satin jacket with embroidered flowers, satin knickers, an embroidered, possibly velvet tunic with lace cuffs, stockings and slippers. The man poses with an arm raised,...
    • Actors--1890-1910.; Costumes--1890-1910.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Full length studio portrait of a man dressed in an actor's costume who poses in front of a painted backdrop. He wears striped shorts, knee high boots, a sword, light colored tights, a jacket with striped sleeves, a hat with feathers and a cape. The...
    • Actors--1890-1910.; Costumes--1890-1910.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Jobyna Howland

    • Full-length studio portrait of Jobyna Howland, stage and screen actress and comedienne; born in Indianapolis, educated in Denver; daughter of Joby A. Howland, minstrel man; made New York stage debut in 1899; original "Gibson Girl" (posed for artist...
    • Actresses--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Gibson girls--Colorado--Denver--1880-1900.; Howland, Jobyna d. 1936.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Portrait of two women and a girl

    • Full length studio portrait of two women and a young girl. The girl wears a light colored dress with an embroidered collar. The woman who sits in a chair wears a dark colored dress, ruffled bodice and parts her hair down the middle of her head. The...
    • Adults & children--1890-1910.; Girls--1890-1910.; Women--1890-1910.
    • 1901
    • In my fighting clothes

    • Standing portrait of Nat Love, in front of a painted studio backdrop. A Black cowboy, also known as Dead Wood Dick for his shooting abilities, later became a Pullman porter. He wears long hair, a wide brim hat, leather chaps, bullet (ammo) belt and...
    • African Americans--1890-1900.; Cowboys--1890-1900.; Railroad porters--1890-1900.; Love, Nat.
    • [between 1894 and 1899]
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Studio portrait of an African American (Black) woman. She wears a corset under a fitted basque with buttons and flared sleeves, drop earrings, a ribbon tied around her neck with a bow to the side, a full skirt, and fingerless gloves. She stands...
    • African Americans--1890-1910.; Studio props--1890-1910.; Women--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • William Norris Moore

    • Full length studio portrait of William Norris Moore, a senior at Denver High School in Denver, Colorado. Moore is a young African American (Black) man, he poses beside a square pillar in front of a painted backdrop. He wears a morning coat and a...
    • African Americans--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Denver (Colo.)--1880-1890.; Students--Colorado--Denver--1880-1890.; Moore, William Norris.; Denver High School--People--1880-1890.; Denver Public Schools--People--1880-1890.
    • 1887
    • El Jebel

    • Interior view of the El Jebel Temple auditorium, the Masonic lodge of the El Jebel Shriners, in Denver, Colorado; shows the stage, seats, backdrop and wall murals painted by Jens Eriksen, Eqyptian hieroglyphics, scarabs, and a sphere with serpents...
    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America--Facilities.; El Jebel Temple (Denver, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Denver (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Auditoriums--Colorado--Denver--1900-1910.; Fraternal...
    • [between 1907 and 1910?]
    • Member of The Ancient Order of Hibernians

    • Studio portrait of an unidentified man, a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, from Georgetown (Clear Creek County), Colorado. He stands in front of a painted backdrop of a house and leans on a prop gate. He has a mustache and wears a suit, a...
    • Ancient Order of Hibernians--1890-1900.; Georgetown (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Clothing & dress.; Fraternal organizations.; Men.; Mustaches.
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    • Apache (Indian police)

    • Seated studio portrait of a Native American Apache policeman on a bear skin rug with a painted architectural backdrop. He wears a tall felt hat with a badge on the crown, an animal fur stole, and holds a fur covered quiver and bow case.
    • Apache Indians--1880-1890.; Indian reservation police--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Quivers--1880-1890.; Police--1880-1890.
    • [between 1883 and 1886.]
    • Pueblo Indians

    • Studio portrait of a group of unidentified Native American Apache men posed with headdresses, drums, arrows, and hoops decorated with feathers, in front of a painted landscape backdrop.
    • Apache Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--1880-1890.; Clothing & dress--1880-1890.
    • 1880
    • Group of Apache renegades

    • Studio portrait of a group Native American Apache men wearing moccasins, leggings, breechcloths, vests, shirts, and headbands in front of a painted mountain backdrop.
    • Apache Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--1890-1900.; Clothing & dress--1890-1900.
    • [between 1878 and 1886?]
    • Sioux, Apache, and Navajo braves

    • Native American (Sioux, Apache, Navajo) men, women and children, members of the The Red Man spectacle and Red Indian camp pose in front of a painted backdrop of Yellowstone Falls, in a dirt arena in Empress Hall, at the Golden West and American...
    • Apache Indians--England--London--1900-1910.; Dakota Indians--England--London--1900-1910.; Indians of North America--England--London--1900-1910.; Navajo Indians--England--London--1900-1910.; Earl's Court (London, England)--1900-1910.; London...
    • 1909
    • Backdrop from theatre at Apex, Colo.

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; includes theater stage with painted backdrop of a idealized 1900s Apex main street and a stool on wheels; businesses transformed from low wood and...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Interiors.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1900-1910.; Theaters--Colorado--Apex--1900-1910.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Mr. Block [Bloch] is looking at stage

    • Image of a painting by Herndon Davis, a Denver artist (1901- 1962), interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows Don Bloch looking at the theater stage with painted backdrop, side draped...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Interiors.; States (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.; Theaters--Colorado--Apex--1940-1950.
    • [1946?]
    • Apex, Colorado, opera house

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; includes theater stage with square piano covered with a cloth, painted backdrop scenery, walls of a polling booth with a poster of: "State Of...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1940-1960.; Interiors.; States (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1940-1960.; Theaters--Colorado--Apex--1940-1960.
    • [between 1940 and 1960]
    • Apex, Colo. recreation hall interior, piano on stage

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; includes theater stage with square piano and painted backdrop of trees; flanked by arched doorways with steps leading onto stage; wood paneling in...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1950-1960.
    • [May 1957]
    • Apex, Colorado recreation hall, interior

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado; shows theater stage with painted backdrop of an idealized 1900s Apex main street that includes businesses, glass storefronts, and awnings; business...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1950-1960.
    • [1957]
    • Apex, Colorado recreation hall for miners, interior

    • Interior of the Apex Miners' Hall, seven miles northwest of Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado shows the theater stage with painted backdrop of a smoking volcano. Stage is flanked by arched doorways with steps leading onto stage. The hall has...
    • Apex (Colo.)--1950-1960.; Interiors.; Stages (Platforms)--Colorado--Apex--1950-1960.
    • [1957]
    • Wm. Shakspear, Arapahoe

    • Full-length studio portrait of Wm. Shakspear, an Arapahoe Native American man; subject wears feather headdress, holds feathered shield, and stands on fur rug; painted backdrop depicts window.
    • Arapaho Indians--1890-1900.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1890-1900.; William Shakspear.
    • c1899
    • Arapahoe Indians

    • Three Native American men pose on horseback in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. They each wear long feather headdresses. The men on the right and in the center each hold a round shield and spear. A backdrop...
    • Arapaho Indians--Clothing & dress.; Wild west shows--1880-1920.; Entertainers--1890-1900.; Spears.; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
    • [1892?]
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands, with one foot on a stump, in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait (profile) of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop near an artificial tree. He has a full beard and curly hair. He holds a rifle and wears a round brimmed hat with a tassel, a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Beards.; Handguns.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • 1869
    • Charles S. Stobie and friends

    • Studio portrait of Luther S. Kelly (Yellowstone Kelly), Indian scout, Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist and John Howard, Indian scout for the district of the Yellowstone. The men pose in front of a painted backdrop near a prop...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Howard, John, army scout.; Kelly, Luther S. (Luther Sage), 1849-1928.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • [between 1869?]
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He kneels in front of a painted backdrop and artificial rock. He holds a rifle and looks at the camera. He wears a brimmed hat, a shirt, bandanna, and striped pants. He has a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • [1869?]
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop and artificial rock. He holds a rifle by its barrel, and wears a shirt with a buttoned bib, a bandanna, striped pants and leather...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • [1869?]
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop and artificial rock. He hold a rifle and leans over (as though tracking) to inspect some artificial grass. He wears a round hat, a...
    • Artists--American--1860-1870.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • [1869?]
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He stands in front of a painted backdrop of trees and rocks with his arms folded. He has a beard with a large waxed mustache. He wears a large brimmed cowboy hat, a fringed...
    • Artists--American--1870-1880.; Leather garments.; Military scouts.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • [between 1872 and 1875?]
    • Charles S. Stobie and unidentified man

    • Studio portrait of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist and an unidentified male companion. They stand on artificial grass in front of a painted backdrop of a forest. Stobie has a beard and holds a rifle over his shoulder. He wears a...
    • Artists--American--1870-1880.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • [between 1870 and 1875?]
    • Charles S. Stobie

    • Studio portrait of Charles S. Stobie, Indian scout and western artist. He kneels in front of a painted backdrop and artificial rock. He holds and aims a rifle. He wears a brimmed hat, a shirt, bandanna, and striped pants. He has a cartridge belt...
    • Artists--American.; Clothing & dress.; Military scouts.; Rifles.; Stobie, Charles S., 1845-1931.
    • [1869?]
    • Black Owl, May 12th, 83, made at Buford

    • Full length studio portrait of Black Owl, Gros Ventre male, wrapped in blanket, wearing feather in hair, standing in front of painted backdrop.
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Black Owl.
    • [1883]
    • Gros ventre Chief Black Owl

    • Full length studio portrait of Black Owl, Gros Ventre male, wrapped in blanket, wearing feather in hair, standing in front of painted backdrop.
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Black Owl.
    • [1883]
    • Gros Ventre Group Picture - Black Owl seated (on left), Mary standing, unidentified Indian seated,...

    • Gros Ventre group portrait. Includes Black Owl, seated at left; Mary, standing; and an unidentified Indian male, seated at right. Both males wear a feather in hair, braids, and are wrapped in blankets; Mary wears braids, necklace and beaded...
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--1880-1890.; Black Owl.
    • [188?]
    • Shield, Gros Ventre

    • Full length studio portrait of Shield, Gros Ventre male, wrapped in blanket, wearing one feather in hair, standing in front of painted backdrop.
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Shield.
    • [188-?]
    • Mary, Gros Ventre, standing behind two unidentified Indian women,  full length

    • Mary, Gros Ventre, full length studio portrait with painted backdrop standing behind two unidentified seated Native Americans (one holding a child); Mary wears necklace and seashell beading on shirt; two others wrapped in blankets around shoulders...
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Children--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Mary, Atsina Indian.
    • [188-?]
    • Mary, Gros Ventre, seated, elaborate blouse, full length

    • Mary, Gros Ventre female, full length seated studio portrait with painted backdrop, wearing earrings, braided hair, necklaces, bead and seashell work on yoke of dress, wide leather belt at waist, bracelets, and moccasins.
    • Atsina Indians--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Women--Portraits--1880-1890.; Indians of North America--Clothing & dress--1880-1890.; Mary, Atsina Indian.
    • [1880?]
    • Capricious and Vern Swain at the First Church school for retarded  children

    • Four men in suits pose with a group of nine children in a school in Aurora, Colorado. The seven boys and two girls are of varied ages. Letters of the alphabet hang above the blackboard that serves as the backdrop for this group pose.
    • Aurora (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Children--Colorado--Aurora--1940-1950.; Schools--Colorado--Aurora--1940-1950.
    • [1948?]
    • Portrait of a baseball player

    • Studio portrait of a man in a baseball uniform. His hair is parted at the side. He wears a one-piece uniform with knickers, dark stockings, belt, a neck tie tucked into his shirt, a handkerchief, a watch chain, and team lettering that reads:...
    • Baseball players--1890-1910.; Uniforms--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a baseball player

    • Studio portrait of a man with a handlebar moustache in a baseball uniform and catcher's mask. He wears a one-piece uniform with knickers, dark stockings, a belt, a neck tie tucked into his shirt and a baseball cap. The man has a catcher's mitt on...
    • Baseball players--1890-1910.; Uniforms--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a man and woman

    • Full length studio portrait of a man and woman who pose near an ornate backdrop. The man is seated in a chair and his hands rest in his lap. He wears a suit jacket, vest and neck tie. A watch chain and fob dangle from his vest. He wears a full...
    • Beards--1890-1900.; Couples--1890-1900.
    • 1891
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man with a moustache and beard. He wears a hat, a plaid jacket and vest, a shirt with a starched collar, a tie and striped pants. He has a watch chain and poses in front of a painted backdrop.
    • Beards--1890-1910.; Clothing & dress--1890-1910.; Men--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a boy

    • Studio portrait of a boy posed in front of a hand hewn wooden bench and painted backdrop. The boy has short hair and wears a sack suit and a shirt with a banded collar.
    • Benches--1890-1910.; Boys--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Maria Ignacia Jaramillo Bent

    • Studio portrait of Maria Ignacia Jaramillo Bent, wife of New Mexico Governor Charles Bent. She sits in a chair in front of a painted backdrop of a window and bookcase. She wears a long dress with a full skirt, puff sleeves, buttons and velvet trim....
    • Bent, Charles, 1799-1847--Family.; Spouses.; Women--1870-1880.; Bent, María Ignacia Jaramillo, 1815-1883.
    •  
    • Chas. Moore

    • Studio portrait of possibly Charles Moore, a railroad employee (stationing engineer) and resident of Black hawk, Colorado. He poses in front of a painted backdrop. He wears a dark suit and vest and a bow tie. His dark hair is parted on the side and...
    • Black Hawk (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Bow ties.; Engineers.; Mustaches.; Moore, Charles, engineer.
    •  
    • Blue River Hose Co 1908

    • Three firemen of the Blue River Hose Company in Breckenridge, Colorado, pose against a painted backdrop in their dress uniforms, including conductor's caps with metal badges, dark pants, wide belts with edges bound in white leather, and pullover...
    • Blue River Hose Company (Breckenridge, Colo.)--1900-1910.; Breckenridge (Colo.)--1900-1910.; Fire fighters--Colorado--Breckenridge--1900-1910.
    • 1908
    • Skeleton and skulls

    • Studio photograph of a human skeleton which stand beside a table with animal skulls probably from a cat and a mountain lion, a mummified human head, skulls, and a glass and pitcher of water. Mummified human leg bones and a pelvis lean against a...
    • Bones--1890-1910.; Skeletons--1890-1910.; Skulls--1890-1910.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • J.B. Sturdevant [sic] (Rocky Mt. Joe) 1898

    • Photographer J. B. Sturtevant, nicknamed "Rocky Mountain Joe," stands near a large camera tripod in front of a studio backdrop painted with a landscape scene. Sturtevant, born in Boston, Massachusetts, became the first regular photographer in...
    • Boulder (Colo.)--1890-1900.; Photographers--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Photographic apparatus & supplies--1890-1900.; Photographic studios--Colorado--Boulder--1890-1900.; Studio props--1890-1900.; Sturtevant, J. Bevier (Joseph Bevier),...
    • [between 1935 and 1950?]

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