n.d. [c.1900]. Gelatin silver print, 10 5/8 x 13 7/8", unsigned; slightly darkened, some waviness in the margins, very good. Original photograph by William Keith of Collis P. Huntington. William Keith (1838-1911) was a Scottish-American painter famous for his California landscapes. Collis P. Huntington (1821-1900) was one of the Big Four of western railroading, the uncle of Henry E. Huntington. This iconic portrait is from late in his life. Another image from the same sitting is held by the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. (Inventory #: 108163)
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