Abandoned home in Eastonville
This 120 mm film negative was taken by David DeHarport in Elbert, Colorado during the 1980's. It is a closely cropped image of part of a dilapidated wooden house, which fills most of image frame. The house's covered stoop leads to an empty door frame, revealing the house's interior. The entryway is flanked by two empty window frames on either side. Plants or sticks protrude from the window on the left. Two small, vacant windows appear above the entry way. Three worn, concrete steps are visible in the foreground of the image. The ground surround the house is barren.
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