View of Grand Cañon walls, near mouth of Diamond River. From water line to first shelf 1.500 feet; from shelf to top of table 3.500 feet. Distance from point of view to top of walls 3 miles

A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 6 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".
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  • A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 6 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".

Date:

1871

Artist:

Timothy O’Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
commissioned by George Wheeler for the War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army

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Artist

Timothy O'Sullivan

Title

View of Grand Cañon walls, near mouth of Diamond River. From water line to first shelf 1.500 feet; from shelf to top of table 3.500 feet. Distance from point of view to top of walls 3 miles

Origin

United States

Date

1871

Medium

Albumen print, stereo, No. 6 from the series "Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian"

Dimensions

9.2 × 7.4 cm (each image); 10 × 17.7 cm (card)

Credit Line

Photography Gallery Fund

Reference Number

1959.616.4

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