Photos, Prints, Drawings Photographs from Explorations in Nevada and Arizona, Expedition of 1871 - Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Com'd'g

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Title
Photographs from Explorations in Nevada and Arizona, Expedition of 1871 - Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Com'd'g
Summary
Photographs showing landscape views of rock formations, rivers, and canyons in Nevada, Arizona, and California including the Colorado River and Grand Wash. Also includes an image of a group of Paiute Indians in Nevada, and a giant cactus in Arizona.
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
1871.
Subject Headings
-  Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
-  United States Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel--(1867-1881)
-  Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880
-  Rock formations--Arizona--1870-1880
-  Canyons--Arizona--1870-1880
Format Headings
Albumen prints--1870-1880.
Expedition photographs--1870-1880.
Landscape photographs--1870-1880.
Notes
-  Transfer, War Department, 1915 April 7 (DLC/PP-1915:44930).
-  Gift; Mrs. Geo. M. Lockwood; Nov. 9, 1909; (DLC/PP-1909:43909).
-  Transfer; Geography & Map Division, Gilbert Thompson Collection; (DLC/PP-2008.026)
-  A majority of the images were originally published: Photographs showing landscapes, geological, and other features of portions of the western territory of the United States, obtained in connection with geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian, seasons of 1871, 1872, and 1873. [Washington, D.C.] : War Dept., Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, [1875]
-  LOT title from items.
-  LOT includes variant prints to show changes in cropping and the use of numbers scratched into the glass plate negatives.
-  A majority of the photographs published in: Wheeler's photographic survey of the American West, 1871-1873 by George M. Wheeler ; with 50 landscape photographs by Timothy O'Sullivan and William Bell. New York : Dover Publications, Inc., 1983.
Medium
26 photographic prints : albumen ; 8 x 11 in. on original imprinted mounts.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 4677-A (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 Control Number
2007685800
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2007685800
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Wheeler, George M, and United States War Department. Corps Of Engineers, O'Sullivan, Timothy H, photographer. Photographs from Explorations in Nevada and Arizona, Expedition of 1871 - Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Com'd'g. 1871. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007685800/. (Accessed January 24, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Wheeler, G. M. & United States War Department. Corps Of Engineers, O'Sullivan, T. H., photographer. (1871) Photographs from Explorations in Nevada and Arizona, Expedition of 1871 - Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Com'd'g. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2007685800/.

MLA citation style:

Wheeler, George M, and United States War Department. Corps Of Engineers, photographer by O'Sullivan, Timothy H. Photographs from Explorations in Nevada and Arizona, Expedition of 1871 - Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Com'd'g. 1871. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2007685800/>.