Ouray, Co. [ca. 1892]. Ten mounted albumen photographs on cards 8 x 5 inches. Light wear and minor soiling. Some images captioned in ink on the mount, others in the negative; one attributed to Brumfield. Images generally clean and sharp. Very good. Item #1194
A group of ten images around Ouray, Colorado, presumed to be by Michael Brumfield, a photographer working there from 1892 to 1896. One image shows the town of Ouray taken from the hills above, mining tools artfully positioned in the foreground, the town appearing in a cleft between the mountains. This image is captioned in the negative, "Ouray Colo. by Brumfield." Four more are captioned in ink, while five others are captioned in the negative. The images are titled as follows:
"Ouray, Colo. by Brumfield."
"#35 Bridal Veil Falls Height 360 feet."
"Blowout Cañon Ouray, Colo. #54"
"#72 Uncapahgre [sic] Cañon, Ouray, Colo."
"'Sneffels Bridge' Uncapahgre Cañon, Ouray, Colo."
"Ouray, Colo. From Blowout Point"
"Cureeanti Needle, Gunnison River [manuscript title]"
"Box Cañon Ouray Colo. [manuscript title]"
"Toll Road from Ironton to Ouray, Colo. [manuscript title]"
"Bear Creek Falls Near Ouray [manuscript title]"