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Spruce Tree House at Mesa Verde
Date/circa:  1911
Photographer: Pennington Studio (Durango, Colo.)
Subjects: Indians of North America--Antiquities--Photographs; Cliff-dwellings - Colorado - Mesa Verde--Photographs
Summary note: North end view to south of cliff dwellings showing sandstone room blocks and three kivas. The kiva in the foreground appears to be intact with its roof undamaged.
Other notes: The National Park Service had stabilized and reconstructed the major ruins of Spruce Tree House, Cliff Palace, and Balcony House between 1909-11. The following phrase must be used whenever and wherever this photograph is displayed or exhibited: From the Tom O. and H. Lucille Kimball Indian Collection.
Photoprint#: P051023

Original photos from the Tom O. and H. Lucille Kimball Indian Collection. 
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