Colorado Springs, CO: W.E. Hook, (c.1891). Boudoir albumen [11.5 cm x 18.5 cm] cabinet card on a cream blind stamped mount [13 cm x 20.5 cm] Hand stamp on the reverse: '509 N. Tejon St. Colorado Springs, Colorado, W.E. Hook, Views and Portrait Photographers. Colorado Wholesale View House.' General overall wear mount is slightly curved. Item #3876
Between 1877 and 1881 William Edward Hook (1833-1908) traveled throughout Montana and Wyoming, (including Yellowstone) from a home base in Missoula. He would move to Michigan, and then to the Pikes Peak area (Manitou and Colorado Springs).