Denver, CO: George Beam, (c.1916). Silver print. [19 cm x 24 cm] / [7.5" x 9.5"] on a modern museum mount [35.5 cm x 43 cm] / [14" x 17] Strong contrasts. Item #8256
Nice view of the original San Geronimo Church and graveyard with the Taos Pueblo in the background by legendary Colorado photographer, George L. Beam. George Lytle Beam (1868-1935) is most noted for his photographs for the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad (later Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad). This view is in the holdings of the Denver Public Library's Geoge Beam Collection. The Taos pueblo is one of the oldest continuously inhabited communities in the United States, and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.