MATERIAL: Photography
TYPE: Photographs (loose)
DIMENSIONS: Measures 6 3/8 x 5 3/8" overall and the photo itself is: 4 3/4" x 3 5/8".
CONDITION: Photo is faded, somewhat scratched, has a sepia glossy finish. Photo is mounted on greenish frame board with edge designs has corner and edge issues, also front and back has some bald scratched spots and lined scratches from being in the photo album but not damaging to the photo (see photos).   Still nice for framing if desired.
priceInfo: 7/14
ITEM ID: 3797

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Arizona Territory: Photo of Two Men

Antique photo of two men on front porch, one a Native American man the other in a suit.   This photo is from the Henry Buehman collection, and was taken in the Arizona Territory.  

Name: Henry Buehman
Type: Photographer
Artist Information: Henry Buehman was a German-born American photographer and politician. After completing his apprenticeship, Buehman traveled to the American West, where he worked and traveled before settling in Tucson, Arizona Territory. There he purchased a portrait studio and operated a financially successful photography business. Periodic trips through the surrounding areas allowed Buehman to compile a large portfolio of scenic and Native American images in addition to his portrait work. His accomplishments as a photographer led to opportunities in other fields and Buehman eventually became the mayor of Tucson from 1895 till 1899.Buehman died from pneumonia on December 19, 1912.   Following his death, Tucson acquired approximately 65,000 negatives showing the city's people and surrounding areas.   After his death, Buehman's son Albert assumed control of Buehman Studio until his retirement in 1949.   Albert's son Remick then took over the studio before selling it two years later.  Over 250,000 negatives produced by three generations of Buehmans were purchased by the Arizona Historical Society in 1967.   Buehman Canyon in the Santa Catalina mountains is named in his honor.