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Western Survey Photographs: A Checklist of the Stereographs from the Clarence King and George M. Wheeler Explorations, 1867-1874


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Stereographs from Lieutenant George M. Wheeler's Explorations West of the One Hundredth Meridian. Published in 1873 by E. & H. T. Anthony & Company.

Black Cañon
Timothy H. O'Sullivan.
No. 4 Black Cañon, 1871.
Collection of Rick Dingus

In 1873 stereographs from the first two years of George M. Wheeler's expedition were published by E. & H. T. Anthony & Company. Timothy H. O'Sullivan's 1871 stereographs of the Colorado River are included in this set. To make the series complete, also included are William Bell's 1872 views of Utah, the Colorado River, and geological series. The stereos are numbered irregularly. Titles are transcribed exactly as printed on the mounts. The stereographs are albumen silver prints on four-by-seven-inch mounts.

1871, Timothy H. O'Sullivan, photographer

Colorado River Series

Stereo #CaptionCollection
1.The Start. Camp Mohave. (Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives)
2.Black Cañon of the Colorado River from Camp 8? (Private Collection)
3.Black Cañon. (Private Collection)
4.Black Cañon. (Collection of Rick Dingus)
5.Black Cañon. (Collection of John Weiler)
7.Down Black Cañon from Mirror Bar. (Collection of Rick Dingus)
8. Mohaves Caught Napping. (Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives)
9. Maiman. A Mohave Indian. (Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives)
10. Nee-chi-qua-ra. A Mohave Indian. (Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives)
11. Melon Cactus. (Collection of Lance Cook)
14. Mohave Indians. Panambona and Mitiwara. (Smithsonian Institution, National Anthropological Archives)

1872, William Bell, photographer

Utah Series

Stereo #CaptionCollection
15. Mt. Nebo, from the West. (International Museum of Photography)
16. Lake Mona. (Private Collection)
17. Eroded Rocks. Sevier Valley. (Collection of Rick Dingus)
19. Sevier River at Gunnison. (Collection of Lance Cook)
20. Mountain Range near Castle Valley. (Collection of John Weiler)

Colorado River Series

Stereo #CaptionCollection
22. Jacob's Pool, Colorado Basin. LC-DIG-stereo-1s02970
27. Kanab Wash. Colorado Basin. LC-DIG-stereo-1s02971
29. Kanab Wash. Colorado Basin. (Collection of Lance Cook)
33. Mouth of the Paria. (Collection of Dan Sherman)
34. Grand Cañon of the Colorado. (Collection of Neil S. Goldblatt)
35. Grand Cañon of the Colorado. (Collection of John Weiler)
36.Grand Cañon. Mouth of Kanab Wash. (Collection of John Weiler)
38.Grand Cañon. Mouth of Kanab Wash. (Collection of John Weiler)
39. Grand Cañon. Sheaowitz Crossing. (Collection of John Weiler)
45. The Bear. Colorado Plateau. (Collection of John Weiler)

Geological Series

Stereo #CaptionCollection
46. Salt Lake Cañon, Utah. (New York Public Library)
47. Cross Bedded Sand Stone. Kanab, Utah. (Private Collection)
48. Cross Bedded Sandstone. Kanab, Utah. LC-DIG-stereo-1s02972
49. Cross Bedded Sandstone. Kanab, Utah. (Collection of John Weiler)
51. Colorado River, above the Paria. (Private Collection)
54. Grand Cañon of the Colorado. (Collection of John Weiler)
56. Lava Cone. Devil's Hole. Arizona. (Collection of John Weiler)
57. Perched Rock, Rocher Creek, Arizona. (Collection of Dan Sherman)
58. Chocolate Mesa. Rocher Creek. Arizona. (Collection of John Weiler)
59. Vermillion Mesa, Jacob's Pool, Arizona. (Private Collection)
60. Kanab Wash. (Collection of Neil S. Goldblatt)
61. Tufa Bank, Kanab Wash. (Colorado Historical Society)
63. Weathered Sandstone, Kanab Wash. (Collection of Dan Sherman)
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