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Artist's depiction of Red Buttes on the Continental Divide, near Fort Wingate, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930

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Alternate title:Red Buttes on the Continental Divide, Near Fort Wingate, New Mexico
Summary:Artist's depiction of Red Buttes on the Continental Divide, near Fort Wingate, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "After painting by Miss M. L. Fulton. The Red Buttes are located near the top of the Continental Divide, and extend for many miles on both sides of the Divide. One of the most interesting things in connection with these Buttes is the fact that the top of them was at one time the bottom of the sea, oyster shells in large quantities have been found there. A short distance from where this view was made is Fort Wingate, which was built in the early times when the Navahos were on the warpath. Thomas Moran, the artist, says that these cliffs always remind him of fairyland." Postcard number: H-2389.
Creator:Fulton, M. L.
Provider:Detroit Publishing Co.
Fred Harvey (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Michigan
Place of origin – Settlement:Detroit
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Geographical subject – Settlement:Fort Wingate
Topical subjects:Buttes
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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