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Explore Colorado’s past through the archives, artifacts, and photographs of the History Colorado Collection.

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PhotographSkierPhotograph | Skier | Clatworthy, Fred Payne, 1875-1953 | Birch | Girls--Colorado | Outdoor recreation--Colorado | Photography of women. | Skiers--Colorado | Skiing--Colorado | Winter sports--Colorado | Women skiers96.174.368
This Autochrome was taken by Fred Payne Clatworthy (1875-1953) in an unidentified location in Colorado in circa 1925. The image depicts a young girl in skis. With her back toward the camera, the girl looks over her shoulder and smiles. She her hands rest on two ski poles, which are position in front her. She wears a white woolen hat, mittens, long boots, a long, striped scarf, and a green overcoat. She casts a long shadow, which is visible on the ground to her right. The ground beneath her is covered in snow. Behind her, a grove of birch trees trunks is partially visible.

Fred Payne Clatworthy was a photographer and public lecturer who worked mostly out of Estes Park, Colorado during the first half of the twentieth century. Clatworthy was known for his mastery of the Autochrome screen plate, an early color photography format. In exchange for image use rights to Clatworthy's Autochromes, railways and transportation companies often sent him on all-expenses-paid photo assignments to v
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