As with other
Billington's I've seen, stunning details. See blowups below...
Man selling photographs?
The left placard doesn't
look like postcards to me, at least not represented by the
right placard could match
the proportions of studio tintypes
or possibly stereoviews.
don't think it's the same ladder as the one later
affixed to the SW tower, making
the prospect of construction even more believable.
lots of signs (click
to enlarge further)
fish jumping? a
scratch on the negative?
The grill work is
my favorite. I wonder if anyone stopped to take close-up photos of it?
people....was the place even open? There's a year written on the reverse, but
the writing could be modern speculation for all I know.