(“An Awkward Corner,” lithograph by Caton R. Woodville, November 1886. Courtesy of Special Collections, Pikes Peak Library District. Image Number: 257-6647.)

One of three wood engravings appearing on the front page of The Illustrated London News, Saturday, November 27, 1886, titled “Hunting Wild Goats in the Rocky Mountains, North America.” Image shows man wearing fringed pants, with rifle strapped to side, clinging to rocks on sheer cliff. Caption at bottom of page reads “1. An awkward corner.”

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