PARK COUNTY, COLORADO historical photographs


DR. C. H. SCOTT and one of his cameras, outside Como, circa 1900.




C H Scott & his camera Como



Self-portrait.  Yet, in a sense, a symbolic image of many of the second-generation Western American photographers, with “second-generation” meaning the professional photographer after the survey- and exploration-photographer and active during the period of the development of the American West.

Price: $350.00







Park County Courthouse 1895 b

Oversized photograph: Park County Court House, 1895. All personalities in this original image are identified on the back of the original mount.
















Dated on back June 28, 1895.  All of the officers of the County are listed on back in old pen, including the assessor, county clerk, sheriff and deputy sheriff, as well as the janitor.  A. E. Cooke, photographer.

Photo dimensions: 8 inches by 6-1/4 inches.  Mount dimensions: 10 inches by 8 inches.

Overall condition: near fine.








Pacific Hotel Como Mellen 1886 b

Boudoir-card: Pacific Hotel Company, Como, Colorado, photograph by George E. Mellen, dated July 17, 1886. Excellent tones, contrast, details, and condition.  Mellen’s business logo on back of original mount.

























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