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SILVERTON, SAN JUAN COUNTY, COLORADO old photographs
GRANDE IMPERIAL HOTEL, Greene Street, Silverton, Colorado, circa 1885
Boudoir card photo: Grand Imperial Hotel, Greene Street, Silverton, Colorado. Photographer not identified. Circa 1885.
Mansard-roof-styled Grand Imperial Hotel on Silverton’s Greene Street. Miners loading up supplies on “jack-train,” readying for journey back into the higher mountains.
Boudoir card size; original mount; near fine condition.
Photograph: very good tones and contrasts, resulting in very good detail; some lightening and foxing.