Photos, Prints, Drawings Photographs from Geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian, expedition of 1874 under command of Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Eng'rs

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors O'sullivan, Timothy H.
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers
Wheeler, George M. (George Montague)
Dates 1874
Location Colorado
Idaho
Shoshone Falls
Language English
Subjects Albumen Prints
Canyons
Colorado
Expedition Photographs
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
Idaho
Landscape Photographs
Shoshone Falls (Idaho)
Waterfalls
Title
Photographs from Geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian, expedition of 1874 under command of Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Eng'rs
Summary
This group of photos contains variant printings of photos to show changes in cropping and the use of numbers scratched into the glass plates. The subject content covers landscape views of mountains, lakes, and waterfalls in Colorado and Idaho, and one image of ruins in the San Juan Pueblo in New Mexico.
Contributor Names
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882, photographer
Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905.
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers.
Created / Published
1874.
Subject Headings
-  Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
-  Shoshone Falls (Idaho)--1870-1880
-  Canyons--Colorado--1870-1880
-  Waterfalls--Idaho--1870-1880
Format Headings
Albumen prints--1870-1880.
Expedition photographs--1870-1880.
Landscape photographs--1870-1880.
Notes
-  LOT title from items.
-  Individual photographs are accompanied by an expanded caption, or "descriptive legend" on verso.
-  Some prints: Transfer, War Department, 1915 April 7 (DLC/PP-1915:44930).
-  Some prints: Transfer, Geography & Map Division, Gilbert Thompson Collection, 2008 (DLC/PP-2008:026).
Medium
11 photographic prints : albumen ; 8 x 11 in. on original imprinted mounts.
Call Number
LOT 4677-D (H) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/cphquery.html
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2007682548
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Other Formats
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MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
Catalog Record
http://lccn.loc.gov/2007682548

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