Auction 170, Lot 242

"Panoramic View of Over 200 Miles of the Rocky Mountain Range Distinctly Seen from Denver with the Naked Eye; Also the Principal Business Portion of Denver",

Subject: Denver, Colorado

Period: 1894 (dated)


Color: Black & White

50.1 x 6.3 inches
127.3 x 16 cm

A scarce and detailed view of Denver and the Rocky Mountains measuring over 4 feet long. A number of points of interest are identified along the view's border including Pike's Peak, Mt. Evans, and Long's Peak at top, and the State Capitol, County Court House, and Brown Palace Hotel at bottom. Produced by the Williamson Haffner Engineering Co. and published for the Denver Chamber of Commerce. Rolls into its original tube with printed label "Denver's Popular Hotel The Albany." No previous sales records, and only one copy appears on OCLC.


Condition: A

Condition code is for the view, which is clean and crisp. The view was rolled tightly and will not lay flat on its own. Original mailing tube is present and is somewhat compressed and missing the end caps.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $550

Closed on 11/14/2018