Denver history

WOMEN WHO PAINTED THE WEST (PART 2): HELEN HENDERSON CHAIN

WOMEN WHO PAINTED THE WEST (PART 2): HELEN HENDERSON CHAIN

Helen Henderson Chain (1849-1892) was the first woman to summit Colorado’s 14er Mount of the Holy Cross – and she climbed it wearing a corset, petticoats beneath a long skirt and while carrying an art supply pack and easel ...