This view of Capitol Hill in Leadville, Colorado has Harrison Avenue on the diagonal on the right side with several false fronts, one under construction. "Fred A. Buse Goceries" is on Harrison in a two-story false front, the lower left corner has "Leadville Mining and Real Estate Bureau" and another sign reads "Real Estate Mining Agents Office." The middleground is filled with simple wood frame and log residences. One large two-story home has an L-plan, intersecting gables, decorative porch, and window caps. At the upper left is architect George King's Second Empire- style home with its mansard roof, under construction, on West 9th (Ninth). Mountains are in the background.
Formerly 24786; Original has a hole in lower right.; Title and photographer's signature hand-written in ink on back of cabinet card.; R7100004974
1 copy photonegative ; 10 x 13 cm. (4 x 5 in.); 1 photoprint on cabinet card ; 12 x 18 cm. (4 1/2 x 7 in.)
King, George E.--Homes & haunts--1870-1880.; Leadville (Colo.)--1870-1880.
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