BHA.2015.1.18 - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.18
Object Name Photograph
Title Mr. Charles A. Finding stands in the doorway of his hardware store on Main Street, Breckenridge (Colo.)--late 1890s
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Two nicely dressed men lean against the doorway of the stone-front Finding Hardware store. The entrance door is open and a polished, coal burning or parlor stove is visible. Above the doorway is "C.A. Finding" etched in the glass. Across the top is a sign advertising: "Stoves, Tinware, Steam & Gas Fittings, Rope, Iron, Steel and Nails". The reflection of the buildings across the street is visible in the large store front windows. There is a standing water spigot adjacent to the sidewalk and street. Handwritten on the reverse: "Finding Hardware Store - Mrs. Miner's father".
Date late 1890s
Place Breckenridge (Colo.)
Subjects Architecture
Clothing & dress
Stone buildings
Stores & shops
Suits (Clothing)
Wooden sidewalks
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Credit line Agnes Miner Collection; Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.

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