Marble Cañon, one of the gorges of the Colorado here, 1.200 feet deep. The steep cliff is gray limestone and the slope below a brilliant red sandstone.

A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 13 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".
CC0 Public Domain Designation

Image actions

  • A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 13 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".

Date:

1872

Artist:

William H. Bell (American, 1830–1910)
commissioned by George Wheeler for the War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army

About this artwork

Currently Off View

Photography

Artist

William H. Bell

Title

Marble Cañon, one of the gorges of the Colorado here, 1.200 feet deep. The steep cliff is gray limestone and the slope below a brilliant red sandstone.

Origin

United States

Date

1872

Medium

Albumen print, stereo, No. 13 from the series "Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian"

Dimensions

9.3 × 7.4 cm (each image); 10 × 17.7 cm (card)

Credit Line

Photography Gallery Fund

Reference Number

1959.616.11

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

Share

Explore Further

Sign up for our enewsletter to receive updates.

Learn more

Image actions

Share