William Henry Jackson, (between 1878 and 1898). Vintage mammoth plate albumen photograph mounted on cardboard. 532 × 423 mm. Photograph slightly faded. Blue ink retouch on the right edge of the image. Minor flaking offs at the lower edge of the photograph. Overall in very good condition.
Scarce mammoth plate by the American photographer William Henry Jackson (1843–1942), one of the foremost photographers of the American West. The photograph shows the view of the Cathedral Spires rock formations at Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs (El Paso County), Colorado with three men on horseback in the foreground of the image.