Ed Barrett, a prospector from Wideawake, a small mining district in Gilpin County, Colorado, poses for an informal bust portrait. Barrett wears a wool cap with its flaps up and a leather coat with a wool collar. He wears a corduroy shirt under his coat. He has a gray moustache and whiskers.
See also "K-12" "K-202" "K-369" "K-371" and "K-372."; Title from inventory prepared by Western History Department, Denver Public Library; words "Kemp #P-123 portrait - old timer Ed Barrett 1942. Ed, a miner and prospector was widely known. He lived near head of Gamble Gulch. Played the fiddle at mining camp dances. Died in Nederland about 1944." penciled on negative envelope.; R7001253703
1 photonegative ; 11 x 8 cm. (4 x 3 in.)
Gilpin County (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Wideawake (Colo.)--1940-1950.; Miners--Colorado--Wideawake--1940-1950.
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