Salt Lake City, UT: C.R. Savage, Photo. Photograph. 21.5 cm by 13.5 cm albumen photo. Image is titled 'Eagle Gate Salt Lake City.' No back stamp. Image and mount are clean. On the reverse is the following short contemporary note in ink "The Old Gate Aug. 1894 - Gateway leading into Brigham Young's - private grounds, also into City Creek - Canon, which at that time was - a toll road." Item #26086
A striking image from the renowned pioneer Mormon photographer, Charles Roscoe Savage. Savage was a prolific Mormon photographer who photographed throughout Utah and the western United States. He is noted for taking the first photographs of what would later become Zion National Park and he recorded the construction of the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle in Salt Lake City.