This is a vintage etching of the Colorado Opera House in the old mining town of Central City, Colorado. Signed and titled (left): Opera House - Central City and (right) Lyman Byxbe. Framed.
Originally from Illinois, in 1922 Byxbe began making annual summer trips to Estes Park, Colorado. In 1930, he established a studio there, selling etchings of landscapes and resident's cabins for Christmas cards. He achieved national success for his work and had a one man show at the Smithsonian (1937-38). In the late 1930s he moved permanently to Estes Park. He was a member of the Chicago Society of Etchers.
Lyman Byxbe (American, 1886-1980)
Width 19 Depth 1.5 Height 20.75 inches
Sight: Width 6 Height 7.75 inches