MATERIAL: Photography
TYPE: Photographs (loose)
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 8 1/2" x 6 1/2"
CONDITION: It has a glossy finish on thick paper with canvas like reverse, and is not mounted on a card. There is an attachment we did not include in the measurement for a three ring binder. This photo has sharp corners and crisp edges, in very good condition with some soiling on right corners and edge. Lower right corner is crimped from fold over
NOTES: Rare, Antique. This is an amazing piece of history of the Arizona Territory.
priceInfo: 7/14
ITEM ID: 3793

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Tucson, Arizona Territory: Home HS, Sen Mark Smith by Henry Buehman Photograph

Sen Mark Smith Antique Henry Buehman Photogrph Tucson Arizona Territory Home Photgraph of the home of Sen Mark Smith by Henry Buehman. Three women at front of house,  two in front look like they belong there, the one in the background appears to be an employee. Litter in street at front of house prove to be horse dung at high magnification, small white spot is not identified.It is noted B-63 on the reverse, which, according to Mr. Buehman’s chronicles in our possession affirms the writing on the back, (in pencil) “Home of former (late in Beuhman’s notes) Senator from Ariz Hon. Mark A. Smith Tucson – (in pen, purple ink) H.C. Trost Architect”. The 2 Col written on the reverse is from the Tucson Citizen’s (newspaper) notations.Rare photograph from renown photographer Henry Buehman’s personal photographs, never before offered for sale. This photo was purchased directly from Buehman’s granddaughter, Lucy, in the 1980’s. Please note Free Wikipedia info below. We have not found Senator Mark A. Smith’s information, but info for Trost and Trost is following:Trost and TrostFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Trost and Trost Architects and Engineers, often known as Trost and Trost, was an architecture firm based in El Paso, Texas. The firm’s chief designer was Henry Charles Trost, who was born in Toledo, Ohio in 1860. Trost moved from Chicago to Tucson, Arizona in 1899 and to El Paso in 1903. He partnered with Robert Rustuntil Rust died in 1905.That year he formed the firm of Trost and Trost with his brother Gustavus Adolphus Trost, an architect. Adolphus Gustavus Trost was Gustavus’ twin brother; in 1908 he joined the firm as a structural engineer.Between 1903 and Henry Trost’s death on September 19, 1933, the firm designed hundreds of buildings in the El Paso area and in other Southwestern cities, including Albuquerque, Phoenix, Tucson, and San Angelo.Throughout his career Henry Trost demonstrated his ability to work in a variety of styles, including Art Deco, Mission Revival, Prairie, Pueblo Revival, and Bhutanese Dzong architecture, at the University of Texas at El Paso.Many of the buildings designed by Trost and Trost display an influence from the Chicago School of architecture. Henry Trost had lived in Chicago between 1888 and 1896. In 1889, Henry started the American Art Metal Work Company with Emil Henry Seeman which lasted about 1 year. It is from 1892 to 1896, that Trost served as vice president of Chicago Ornamental Iron Company. The company is associated with metal ornament that formed the front railings of the boxes and balconies in the Lafayette Square Opera House in Washington, D.C.

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.