Maud Baldwin, Famous Pioneer Photographer & Local Character. 1907 Vintage Real Photo Postcard or RPPC. Main Street East / Street Scene, Klamath Falls.Made in the Darkroom by Maud. Are Vintage / Period and were made in the Darkroom by Maud Baldwin. All were made as personal correspondence and gifts to Mauds friend Lauretta Walker of Beaverton, OR. The handwriting is all Mauds. They must have been bought from a member of Lauretta's family. Maude Baldwin was an outstanding photographer of scenic views. She began in Klamath Falls around 1905. In 1905 she studied at the California College of Photography. Her studio was in operation until 1908 or later. Was born in Linkville, OR, now. On August 8, 1878, the second of five children of George T. Her father was a prominent businessman and politician in southern. Who became better known for her.
It was built in 1905 and added to the. National Register of Historic Places. Originally built to be a hardware store by George Baldwin, the building was converted into a hotel in 1911 as George saw the potential profit from the railroad coming to town. He anticipated the railroad to come by the Link River, across the street from the building's location. Unfortunately for George, the railroad was instead built at the other end of Main Street, by the current Klamath County Museum.Nonetheless, the hotel was built and operated with unique characteristics. As the site of construction was a rocky hillside, the building was constructed by carving away the basalt and creating an incredibly sturdy foundation. This hotel has almost all rooms connected in order to create the ability to rent out either one room, or an entire suite of rooms.
George's thinking behind this was that people would want to be able to have an office and apartment all connected. It also was the first building to have indoor plumbing in every room, even though running water wasn't available until 1908. The item "Maud Baldwin, Pioneer Female Photographer, Klamath Falls Oregon RPPC Postcard #1" is in sale since Thursday, April 29, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Postcards\Real Photo".
The seller is "aofphoto" and is located in Mountainside, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.