Item #1886 North Fork, above Alta, from the track. Charles Roscoe Savage.
Savage, Charles Roscoe

North Fork, above Alta, from the track.

Salt Lake City: Pioneer Art Gallery, [1870]. Stereoview. Albumen photograph. [8.5 cm x 15 cm] on a green mount [9 cm x 18 cm] with Savage backstamp. Minor rubbing to corners of mount with gentle overall wear.

The backstamp reads: “Photographic Scenes in Utah, Arizona, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming Territories, Views of the Most Interesting Points on the Union Pacific, Central Pacific, and Utah Central Railroads, Groups of Indians, and Portraits of the Representative Men of Utah, taken by C.R. Savage, Pioneer Art Gallery, East Temple St. Salt Lake City, Utah." Item #1886

This image was taken by Savage on his trip to California in June (9-14) of 1870. "Stayed at Alta all night, went with section hands up to 1/2 way point, took 3 fine views north fork, Rock cut." - C.R. Savage.

Charles Roscoe Savage (1832-1909) was an accomplished and prolific photographer who lived successfully within his Salt Lake City community and traveled widely throughout the West taking photographs and befriending other important photographers of his day such as Carleton Watkins, Edward Wilson, Timothy O'Sullivan, Alfred Hart and A.J. Russell. Savage took several of the West's most famous images at the celebration of the joining of the transcontinental railroads at Promontory Point, Utah in 1869. Savage also took the first photographs of what became Zion National Park.

Price: $40.00

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