In the 1880’s: souvenir pictures

Before the Park Board owned Minnehaha Falls, it was in private hands. ┬áHere, an un-recorded photographer took this family’s portrait on some sort of built platform structure on the south side of the Minnehaha gorge.

A series of photographers had the concession of selling tourists their photos in front of Minnesota's most famous view.
A series of photographers had the concession of selling tourists their photos in front of Minnesota’s most famous view.

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