David DeHarport took this 120 mm negative in a cemetery north west of Ramah, Colo. on August 30, 1985. It depicts three cross-shaped grave markers made out of wood. The crosses are decorated with flowers and overgrown with grass and weeds. The names of the deceased are written on signs that been posted to the crosses. The first sign reads "Mathew," and the last name is illegible. The second and third signs read "Annie Janovich" and "Mathew Janovich" respectively. Trees, a dirt road, and fence posts are visible in the background.
David DeHarport (1921-2001) was a photographer, archaeologist, and anthropologist. Between 1937-2000, DeHarport photographed the southwestern United States, specifically focusing on Colorado and the Four Corners region. Much of his work focused on abandoned agricultural and mining towns in Colorado, as well as landscapes of the state's eastern plains. This photograph is part of the David DeHarport collection
Donated by David DeHarport, 2000.
Date and location written on negative.