14 landscape photographs of views in Colorado and Wyoming by William Henry Jackson (1843-1942). Views in Colorado: wagon on road to Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, beyond; horsemen in foreground of Cathedral Spires, Garden of the Gods; bridge in Royal Gorge, Arkansas River; train with two engines in Canyon of the Rio Los Animas, looking up at train from river level; railcar on rough siding over the Pinos Valley (looking east), Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Views in Wyoming: buggy in snow covered middle ground, rock formations beyond, Book Cliffs near Green River; two views of terraced Mammoth Hot Springs, figure in one; 2 views of Yellowstone Lake at Mary's Bay; formation at Grotto Geysers; looking down into canyon below the Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River; Tower Falls from the base.
Biographical/historical: William Henry Jackson (1843-1942), a self-taught practitioner, photographed for the Union Pacific Railroad, and joined the Hayden Survey of Yellowstone, which was made a national park in 1872. At the end of the decade Jackson opened a studio in Denver and at the end of the century he was a principal of the Detroit Publishing Company.
Extent: 14 photographic prints : albumen, b&w ; 45.7 x 55.5 cm or smaller on mounts 64 x 76 cm or 55.5 x 71 cm.