Stereoscope Card by Charles Emery 1880, Moonlight View Main St Silver Cliff Colorado
Rare antique stereoscope card by master pioneer photographer Charles Emery. This 3d photograph is a cityscape image in a series he produced called "Views of Rocky Mountain Scenery, Scenes along the line of Denver & Rio Grande Railroad", I have several others rare Charles E Emery stereoviews listed too.
The title of the photograph is handwritten on the back which intimates that these may be his first originals. This particular one is a moonlight view of Main St Silver Cliff Colorado. The scene shows shop fronts with their lights on using electricity. The two front stores are a plumbing and gas fitting store and a cigar parlor. There are also telegraph poles on the left which put this around 1880 as are the other images.
Some of Charles E Emerys works are currently on exhibition at The Annapolis Collection Gallery, Annapolis, MD.
Views of Rocky Mountain Scenery
Photographed and Published by
Chas E Emery, Silver Cliff, Colo
Scenes along the line of
Denver & Rio Grande Railroad
No. Post Office Main St Silver Cliff
Piece measures 7" long by 4" wide and weighs less than 4oz.
In good used condition with some small chips to the card background and scuffs commensurate with age - please see all pictures as they form part of the description
If you have questions or would like to see other angles of the item, please Convo me and I will happily provide more info.
Shop Ref: Box no. Cabinet shelf
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