BHA.2015.1.11A - Photograph

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Catalog Number BHA.2015.1.11A
Object Name Photograph
Title Two girls look through snow tunnel, Main Street, Breckenridge (Colo)--1898-1899
Collection Agnes Miner Collection
Description Two young girls look through a snow tunnel during the winter of the Big Snow of 1898-1899. They are dressed in wool coats with fur trimmed capelet, and berets. Behind them may be the Livery building on the east side of Main Street, Breckenridge. Handwritten on the reverse: "One of my best efforts".
Notes This photograph was stored in a small rectangular photo album containing a collection of individual photographs. Each photograph was inserted into a paper enclosure sleeve; each sleeve has an open viewing window that frames the image. Handwritten on the inside cover: "Snow Scenes around Breckenridge, Colo. Winter 1899". The front and back cover have a purple floral print on a green background; "Photos" is embossed in silver print on the front cover. The spine has a wide band with a silver embossed pattern on a cream background. Albumen photographs were removed for preservation in storage - original order was maintained (refer to BHA.2015.1.66).
Date 1899
Place Breckenridge (Colo.)
Event Big Snow of 1898-1899
Subjects Buildings
Clothing & dress
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Credit line Agnes Miner Collection; Colorado Springs Ghost Town Club. Courtesy Dr. Sandra F. Mather Archives, Breckenridge Heritage Alliance.