Early 1900s Hand-colored Lantern Slides

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Twin Falls ID:  Shoshone Falls and pumping station - 1910. Sometimes called the Niagara of the West, Shoshone Falls is 36 feet higher than Niagara Falls and flows over a rim 900 feet wide.  Brady Stewart and three friends went to Idaho on a lark from 1909 thru early 1912.  As part of the Mondell Homestead Act, they received a grant of 160 acres north of the Snake River.  Brady Stewart photographed the adventures of farming along with the spectacular landscapes. To give family and friends a better feel for the adventure, he hand-color black and white negatives into full-color 3x4 lantern slides.  The Process:  He contacted a negative with another negative to create a positive slide.  He then selected a fine brush and colors and meticulously created full color slides.