Cheyenne, WY: (c.1910). Hand-colored black and white photograph [43 cm x 13 cm] in the original Stimson painted wooden frame [45.5 cm 15.5 cm] Color is bright and vibrant. Image likely colored by Stimson, who employed the technique prior to the advent of color film. Signed in the lower right corner. Paper Stimson label on the back of the frame. Item #2385
Charming mountain scene by the renowned Wyoming photographer, Joseph Stimson (1870-1952), who photographed Wyoming and other western states from 1889, when he first set up a studio in Cheyenne, through the middle of the twentieth century. In addition to his work around Cheyenne, he photographed for the Union Pacific Railroad, the Commission on the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, and the Wyoming Immigration Department. We are unable to locate this image in the Stimson collection at the Wyoming State Archive. uncommon.