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Mathews, Alfred Edward, 1831–1874

Pencil sketches of Colorado: its cities, principal towns and mountain scenery / by A.E. Mathews.

[New York] : [publisher not identified], 1866.
Physical Description:
[16] pages, [23] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 34 x 48 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio A 2018 31
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Tinted lithographs, with additional hand-coloring. Plates lithographed by J. Bien, N.Y.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped maroon cloth.
Subject Terms:
Colorado -- Description and travel.
Colorado -- Pictorial works.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1866.
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909, lithographer.

  • Snowy Range of the Rocky Mountains; from Bald Mountain, near Nevada
  • Denver, City of the Plains
  • F Street, Denver
  • Blake Street, Denver, Colorado
  • Laramie Street, Denver
  • Golden City
  • Black Hawk, looking up Gregory and Chase's Gulches
  • Central City; looking up Spring Gulch
  • Central City; from the side of Mammoth Hill looking up Gregory and Eureka Gulches
  • Nevada, Colorado
  • Russell Gulch, Gilpin County [and] The Chief, Squaw and Papoose, as seen from Idaho
  • Idaho, Clear Creek County [and] Fall River, Clear Creek County
  • The Old Mountaineer, Fall River [and] Profile Rock, Fall River
  • Empire City, Clear Creek County, from near the foot of Silver Mountain, looking towards Elizabethtown [and] Elizabethtown, Clear Creek County, from the Griffith Tunnel
  • South Park
  • Mount Lincoln. The town of Montgomery is seen at its base
  • Twin Lakes
  • Pike's Peak and Colorado City
  • Garden of the Gods
  • Monuments, near Monument Creek
  • [Mining and Stamp Process, four images on one sheet:] Gulch Mining. Colorado Gulch. Spanish Arastra - on Clear Creek. The Stamp Process. Mr. Sensenderfer's Mill. Shaft or Lode Mining. Interior of No. 1, on the Gregory, the Black Hawk Co.'s Mine
  • [The Keith Process. Hope Gold Company's Works, four images on one sheet:] The Ore Breaking Room. Blake's Ore Breaker. The Furnace. The Ore Pit, or Drying Room. Amalgamating Room
  • [The Smelting Process. James E. Lyon & Co.'s Smelting Works; four images on one sheet:] Ore Dressing Room, The Buddle and Jiggs. Reverberatory Furnace. Cupel Furnace. Scotch Hearths.

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