Item #4756 [Colorado] 1880 W.H. Jackson Photograph of Tabor Block in Denver. William Henry JACKSON.
[Colorado] 1880 W.H. Jackson Photograph of Tabor Block in Denver

[Colorado] 1880 W.H. Jackson Photograph of Tabor Block in Denver

Denver, CO: William Henry Jackson, 1880. Unmounted Photograph. A circa 1880 albumen photograph of the H.A.W. Tabor Building in Denver, Colorado. The building has "H.A.W. TABOR" chiseled in stone at center of building, just under the roof line directly above the main entrance. Photo with "441 TABOR BLOCK. DENVER." written in negative at lower left corner. Some other visible details are a Watchmaker's pocket watch-shaped sign and an optician's eye glasses-shaped sign, as well as some major construction underway on the building next door, much surrounding advertising, people, and horse-drawn wagons. Photo measures 4 x 6.5 inches wide, has some fading near edges and to caption, the number "30" is written in pencil on verso, else a fine, unmounted photo. Brigham Young University holds a copy of this W.H. Jackson photo catalogued in their L. Tom Perry Special Collections as MSS1608 Item 200. Fine. Item #4756

It is interesting to note that the Denver photographer W.L. Bates has placed his sign " W.L. Bates Photographer" in pride of place up in the pivotal corner office of the top floor. Bates worked in the Tabor Building in 1880-85, see Mautz (1997) p. 160.

Price: $250.00 CAD  other currencies