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    • Archaeology, Colorado

    • A large, pottery vessel sits on a dark, wrinkled cloth backdrop that is pinned to a bookshelf. The piece has two small knobs for handles and a large mouth. There are several cracks on the surface. Notebooks and folders are piled on the shelves...
    • Nusbaum, Jesse L. (Jesse Logan)
    • [between 1907 and 1931?]
    • Mule and carriage

    • A mule pulling a carriage is stopped in front of a backdrop curtain for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The backdrop has palm trees painted on it.
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    • [1901?]
    • Big Bear

    • Big Bear, a Native American member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. He is mounted on a brown and white horse, probably a Paint or an Appaloosa. He wears a...
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    • [1892?]
    • Black Heart

    • Black Heart, a Native American member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. He is mounted on a dark horse. He wears a long feather headdress and holds a round...
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    • [1892?]
    • Black Heart

    • Black Heart, a Native American member of the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. He is mounted on a dark horse. He wears a long feather headdress and holds a round...
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    • [1892?]
    • South American gauchos

    • Two South American gauchos in the cast of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show pose on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it at Earl's Court in England. The men wear narrow-brimmed hats and have scarves tied around their...
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    • [1892?]
    • 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...
    • Newbury, Samuel S.
    • [between 1900 and 1910]
    • Topic Theatre : dance hall and bar in connection

    • Interior two-story view of Topic Theater, 313-315 Myers Avenue, Cripple Creek, Colorado; scene includes private balconies, wooden paneling on ceiling & balconies, piano covered with protective dust cloth, and bronze railing around orchestra pit;...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • [between 1893 and 1896]
    • Joe Esquival (also called Pedro) and Tony Esquival

    • Joe and Tony Esquivel pose on horseback in the foreground in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Four Native American men stand in the center background near the backdrop. Tony Esquivel rode...
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    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Portrait of four women against a backdrop

    • Studio portrait of four women, possibly relatives of Oscar Troy, sitting in front of a small painted backdrop. Three of the women lean into each other and wear black dresses with straight sleeves and slightly puffed shoulders. The fourth woman...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Bucking

    • A cowboy rides a bucking horse in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A landscape scene is painted on the backdrop at the far end of the arena. The tops of numerous buildings are visible in...
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    • [1892?]
    • Ready for business

    • A Native American man poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it. The backdrop is part of a set for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. The man wears one feather on the back of his head and...
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    • [1892?]
    • Russian Cossacks

    • Two Russian Georgian Cossacks ride horses close together in a dirt arena during a performance of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. A third man rides in the left background. Georgians known to be in this photograph are: Ivane...
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    • [1892]
    • U.S. Cavalry officers

    • Three U.S. cavalrymen pose on horseback in front of a backdrop in a dirt arena for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Ambrose Park in Brooklyn, New York. The men wear dark uniforms and helmets with tassles hanging from them. The man in the center...
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    • [1894?]
    • Indian group

    • A group of Native Americans poses on horseback in front of a backdrop for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show at Earl's Court in England. Several of the men hold long spears, and some have feathers on the backs of their heads. A landscape scene is...
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    • [1892?]
    • Young boy on horseback

    • A young boy poses on horseback in front of a backdrop with a landscape scene painted on it, probably a set for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. The boy wears a cap and shorts with a jacket. A log rail fence stands along the backdrop.
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    • [between 1885 and 1900?]
    • Portrait of a baby

    • Studio portrait of a baby propped up in a chair covered with a tapestry. The child wears a light colored dress. Shows a backdrop with trees in the distance.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1891 and 1901?]
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Full length studio portrait of a woman in a dark colored dress with hemline pleats, elaborate embroidery, a light colored bodice and a hat. The woman stands on an ornate rug in front of a studio backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1891 and 1901?]
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Full length studio portrait of a woman in a dark colored dress with hemline pleats, elaborate embroidery, a light colored bodice and a hat. The woman stands on an ornate rug in front of a studio backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1891 and 1901?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man with a side parted hairstyle. The man holds a felt hat, wears a suit and overcoat and poses beside studio prop carved pillars and a decorative iron gate by a painted backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man with a handlebar moustache, a side parted hairstyle and a curl above his forehead. The man wears a sack suit, a bandana tie and a watch fob chain. The man leans against a wooden fence prop and stands in front of a painted...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a man and two women

    • Studio portrait of two women and a man with their backs to the camera. The man, who sits between the two women, wears a straw hat and faces straight ahead. The faces of the two women are shown in profile. One woman wears a light colored print dress...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1900?]
    • Mrs. VanKleeck

    • Three-quarter length, standing studio portrait of Mrs. Ellen Goodhue Van Kleeck, Denver philanthropist; arrived in Colorado 1880; wife of Henry Van Kleeck, Denver financier. Right and bottom edges of backdrop are visible.
    • Rose & Hopkins.
    • [between 1886 and 1901]
    • Western State College Orchestra

    • View of Western State College orchestra on stage, Gunnison, Colorado; the young men and women pose with their instruments, including: voilins, cellos, basses, clarinets, french horns and trombones; stage flats and a canvas drop serve as a backdrop.
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    • [1974]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Full length studio portrait of a man who wears a Salvation Army uniform. He leans his elbow on a carved stone pillar prop. Stripes are sewn to the sleeves of his jacket and a badge is affixed to the breast. He has a flat cap emblazoned with the...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • 1891
    • A mirage on the desert. H. Betts

    • Photograph of a painting by Harold Harrington Betts. Against the backdrop of a jagged mountain range, a Native American (tribe unknown) gestures as he speaks to a white man who holds a rifle. Another man sits on a rock and listens, as does a Native...
    • Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942.
    • [between 1900 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Full length studio portrait of a man who poses near an ornate backdrop and leans on a carved stone pillar prop. He wears a suit with striped pants and a jacket fastened at the top button. A watch chain dangles from his vest and a broad neck tie is...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • 1891
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Full length studio portrait of a woman who stands and rests her hand on a stone fence prop. She is a large woman who wears a striped dress with a fitted bodice that buttons up the front. A hat decorated with feathers and flowers is on her head....
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1891 and 1901?]
    • Cripple Creek, biography

    • Studio portrait with painted backdrop of male in military uniform, Cripple Creek, Colorado; 3/4 length view with uniform containing epaulets, brass buttons, sash around shoulders and mid-section, ornamental chain attached to belt and saber in...
    • Ideal Photo. Company.
    • [between 1895 and 1897]
    • Portrait of a baby

    • Studio portrait of a baby who sits on a boudoir chair that has a curved back and circular cushion. The baby wears a white, sleeveless dress with a lace hem and neckline and is posed in front of an ornate backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1910?]
    • Cripple Creek - biog.

    • Full-length studio portrait of young man in three-piece suit from Cripple Creek, Colorado; possibly J. W. Rich of 337 Golden Avenue; painted forest backdrop; man's hand rests on ornamental stone pedestal.
    • Nast, Charles A.
    • May 1881?
    • #357 Studio wrestling

    • Studio portrait of two men wrestling with one another in Paonia, Colorado in Delta County. Both men have bare torsos and wear wrestling tights. The man in the dark tights twists the arm of the second man behind his back as he grasps his legs. A...
    • Edwards, W. S.
    • [1911?]
    • 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...
    • Maul, Jacob.
    • 1869
    • Julie High Eagle, Manderson, Sou Dak (?)

    • Standing studio portrait of a Native American Dakota Sioux girl, Julie High Eagle, wearing a a headdress, dress with beadwork, and a hair pipe necklace; holding a fixed-stone-head club in front of a painted backdrop.
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    • [between 1880 and 1910?]
    • Portrait of two men

    • Full length studio portrait of two men who wear suits and hold bowler hats. One man sits on rock and wears a dark suit. The second man, who has a moustache, wears a light colored suit and places his hand on the other's knee. Both men part their...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Opera House

    • Interior view of the Opera House stage, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, shows the painted Venetian backdrop with water and ruins bordering painted drapes and the State of Colorado seal with mining tools and "Nil Sine Numine." The...
    • Nims, F. A.
    • [between 1880 and 1885]
    • Portrait of a family

    • A group of men, women, and children pose for a full length studio portrait. A man and woman are seated and children sit on their laps and at their feet. Three adults, two men and one woman, stand behind the group. They stand near an ornate backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • 1891 March 29
    • Portrait of two men

    • Full length studio portrait of two men who wear dark colored suits, vests, white shirts, neckties and hold cigars. Both men have moustaches and lean against a studio prop that resembles a stone column, they pose in front of a floral backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a woman

    • Studio portrait of a woman in an upholstered chair. The woman has curled bangs, and her hair pulled back in a twist, she wears a corseted plaid dress with a long basque, puffed shoulders, and a bow around the neck. The woman wears buttoned leather...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Sioux Indians

    • Three Native American Sioux women pose outside in front of a of a woven blanket, hung over a painted backdrop of an Indian war record in the Lakota style, on a fur skin rug , Pine Ridge Agency, South Dakota. The women wear dresses, shawls, leather...
    • Morledge, C. G. (Clarence Grant)
    • [1891?]
    • Ebert School Washington Bicentennial Play

    • Photograph of four of the students involved with the Washington Bicentennial Play at Ebert Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. These students are on stage with a backdrop of the Washington Monument. They are grouped in couples, with the girls...
    • J. Kai Photo Studio (Denver, Colo.)
    • 1932
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man who wears a dark colored suit jacket, a vest, a white shirt with a high collar and a light colored necktie. A chain watch is fastened to the man's vest. The man has short hair, shorn on the sides and on top of his head. He...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1895 and 1910?]
    • Portrait of a family

    • Studio portrait of a family shows a woman with her hair pulled back in a twist, she wears a dress or blouse with a jacket clasped in the front, a loose, ruffled bodice and a banded collar with a bar pin shaped like a pair of scissors. The woman...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a girl

    • Studio bust portrait of a young girl with short bangs in a soft hat tied under the chin with an oversized bow and a dress with sleeve caps. She poses in front of a lace fabric backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Studio portrait of a man with a side-parted hairstyle in a pin-striped suit with a buttoned vest, a lapel pin and a watch chain. Shows a painted backdrop.
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]
    • Young-Man-Afraid, stand, Old-Man-Afraid, seated (with chief blanket)

    • Chief Man Afraid of His Horses (Man of Whose Horses They are Afraid) Native American, Oglala Lakota Sioux, poses with his son, Young Man Afraid of His Horses, outside with a woven blanket backdrop on a board and batten building, Pine Ridge Agency,...
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    • [1891?]
    • Portrait of a man

    • Standing portrait a Native American, possibly Lakota Sioux, wearing a striped tunic, leggings, moccasins, feather headdress; holding a wooden handle whip, and prop wood rifle in front of a painted backdrop.
    • Northwestern Photographic Co.
    • [1890 or 1891]
    • Portrait of a family

    • Studio portrait of a family shows a woman with hair pulled back in a twist, in a dress or blouse with a jacket clasped in the front, a loose, ruffled bodice and a banded collar with a bar pin shaped like a pair of scissors. The woman supports a...
    • Aultman, Oliver E.
    • [between 1890 and 1905?]

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