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The Grand Canon of the Colorado

Author: William Bell
Publisher: 1872.
Series: Expedition of 1872.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Photograph : Picture : No Linguistic Content
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A man from the Corps of Engineers survey crew crouches behind a box camera, on a tripod, near the Colorado River and the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows footprints in the sand and a glass bottle near the man. Layered canyon walls are in the distance.
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Genre/Form: Imaged
Expedition photographs
Stereographs
Albumen prints
Material Type: Graphic, Photograph, Picture, Internet resource
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Bell
OCLC Number: 52244805
Notes: Title, attribution and numbers "No. 25" and "F. 64." printed on label on verso.
Formerly F33867.
"Expedition of 1872, 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler. Corps of Engineers, Commanding." printed on stereo card.
Stamp on verso shows eagle logo and reads: "War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. Geographical and Geological Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian."
Descriptive information printed on label on verso reads: "The Grand Canon of the Colorado, near the mouth of Kanab Creek. The river has here cut its channel about 3,500 feet below the general level of the country."
Description: 1 photographic print on stereo card : albumen, stereograph ; 10 x 18 cm. (4 x 7 in.)
Series Title: Expedition of 1872.
Responsibility: Wm. Bell, Phot.

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A man from the Corps of Engineers survey crew crouches behind a box camera, on a tripod, near the Colorado River and the confluence with Kanab Creek in the Grand Canyon (later Grand Canyon National Park), Arizona. Shows footprints in the sand and a glass bottle near the man. Layered canyon walls are in the distance.

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