Dry plate glass negative taken by Clark Blickensderfer (1882-1962), depicting the view below Spruce Tree House at Mesa Verde National Park, Colo. The date of the photograph is unknown.
Clark Blickensderfer (1882-1962) was a self-taught pictorial photographer who specialized in capturing scenes of the American West. Blickensderfer was a charter member of the Colorado Mountain Club (CMC) and also served on the club's photographic committee. He frequently held photography lectures and tutorials at the club and held his very first exhibition at the 3rd annual CMC photography exhibit. A member of the Pictorial Photographers of America organization of New York, Blickensderfer exhibited many of his photographs in salons and galleries across the world. Blickensderfer was an active photographer from circa 1910 until his death in 1962.