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Expedition of 1871

Author: Timothy H O'Sullivan; George M Wheeler; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.); United States. War Department Corps of Engineers.
Publisher: 1871.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : Picture : English
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Stereoscopic views of the 1871 Wheeler expedition up the Colorado River: views of the four boats with oars up, Mohave Indians looking on, heading out at beginning of trip; views across Black Canyon, man on sand bar in middle ground; view down Black Canyon from Mirror Bar, walls reflected in water; men, one with cup, at Grotto Spring; two Mohave Indian men one sitting on rock, the river beyond; men on rocks leading  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Group portraits
Landscape photographs
Albumen photoprints
Photoprints
Stereographs
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph, Picture
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy H O'Sullivan; George M Wheeler; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.); United States. War Department Corps of Engineers.
OCLC Number: 28076977
Notes: Titled derived from printed labels on mounts. Timothy O'Sullivan is listed as photographer of views. Views have series numbers printed on mounts, and negative numbers visible in negative.
At head of title: War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A.
Views are numbered (series number, followed by negative number in parentheses): 1 (111), 2 (123), 2 (122), 3 (126), 4 (136), 5 (14?), 6 (143), 7 (148).
Description: 20 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, black and white ; 101 x 179 mm or smaller.
Responsibility: 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers Commanding.

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Stereoscopic views of the 1871 Wheeler expedition up the Colorado River: views of the four boats with oars up, Mohave Indians looking on, heading out at beginning of trip; views across Black Canyon, man on sand bar in middle ground; view down Black Canyon from Mirror Bar, walls reflected in water; men, one with cup, at Grotto Spring; two Mohave Indian men one sitting on rock, the river beyond; men on rocks leading up wall of Grand Canyon, near mouth of Diamond River; two men and loaded pack mule. Some views duplicated.

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