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Mt. Taylor San Mateo, New Mexico

Mt. Taylor San Mateo, New Mexico

Artist: Vincent Colyer (1825 Darien, Connecticut - 1888 Bloomingdale, New York)

Department: History
Date: 1869
Medium: Watercolor paint
3 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (8.9 x 24.1 cm)
Classification: Drawings, Pastels & Watercolors
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1983 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1985.30.14
DescriptionWatercolor painting of Mt. Taylor San Mateo, New Mexico.
Not on view
Label Text:Vincent Colyer (1825-1888)
Mt. Taylor San Mateo, New Mexico 1869
Museum Purchase, 1983 General Obligation Bonds

The 19th century timber industry centered on the forests around Mount Taylor, the Zuni Mountains, the Sandias, and Pecos. By 1900, timber became railroad ties, framing for houses, and decking for downtown boardwalks.

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