"Gorin's Dome"

Date:

1866

Artist:

Chas. Waldack
American, active 1860s

About this artwork

Text printed on reverse of stereocard:

"GORDIN’S DOME."
Is 200 feet high and 60 wide. It is reached by descending from the "Deserted Chamber" to a narrow rugged causeway called the "Labyrinth," passing over a small bridge and ascending a ladder. The farside appears like an immense curtain. When there is a rise in the subterraneous rivers, the floor of the dome is covered with water in which eyeless fish are caught. The view is taken half way between the roof and the floor. It is called after one of the former proprietors of the cave.

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Photography

Artist

Chas. Waldack

Title

"Gorin's Dome"

Origin

New York

Date

1866

Medium

Albumen print, stereo, No. 18 from the series "Mammoth Cave Views"

Dimensions

7.5 × 7.6 cm (each image); 8.4 × 17.5 cm (card)

Credit Line

Gift of Harold Allen

Reference Number

1976.992

Extended information about this artwork

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