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Expedition of 1872

Author: William Bell; George M Wheeler; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.); United States. War Department Corps of Engineers.; E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm),
Publisher: 1872.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : Picture : English
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Stereoscopic views from the 1872 Wheeler expedition in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River and its tributaries: Jacob's Pool, Colorado Basin; men in Kanab Creek Canyon, near junction with Grand Canyon; nude man at a "dripping spring" in Kanab Canyon used as a shower bath; mouth of Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon, showing high, steep canyon walls; mouth of the Paria, showing canyon; looking up the scree-covered  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Albumen photoprints
Photoprints
Stereographs
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph, Picture
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Bell; George M Wheeler; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.); United States. War Department Corps of Engineers.; E. & H.T. Anthony (Firm),
OCLC Number: 28076982
Notes: Title derived from printed labels on mounts. Some views also have other series titles: "Colorado River series," and "Geological series". William Bell is listed as photographer of views. One view published by E. & H.T. Anthony. 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 number in negative in parentheses): 8 (54), 9 (55), 10 (56), 11 (58), 12 (61), 13 (62), 14 (105), 15 (113), 38 (81), 41 (41), 46, 55 (55), 69 (69), 83, 101 (101), 102 (102).
Description: 28 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, black and white ; 101 x 179 mm
Responsibility: 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers Commanding.

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Stereoscopic views from the 1872 Wheeler expedition in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River and its tributaries: Jacob's Pool, Colorado Basin; men in Kanab Creek Canyon, near junction with Grand Canyon; nude man at a "dripping spring" in Kanab Canyon used as a shower bath; mouth of Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon, showing high, steep canyon walls; mouth of the Paria, showing canyon; looking up the scree-covered canyon walls; looking into Marble Canyon from the rim; the canyon at Sheavwitz Crossing; northern wall of the Grand Canyon near the foot of To-ro-weap valley, man in the foreground and the edge of the canyon; "Vermillion Cliff" from Jacobs Pool, Ariz., showing rounded hills in the foreground and steep plateau in the background; Salt Lake Canyon, Utah. Some views duplicated.

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