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Mammoth prints of Colorado and Wyoming

Collection Data

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.
Jackson, William Henry (1843-1942) (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1875 - 1885 (Questionable)
Place: Denver
Publisher: W. H. Jackson & Co.
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFZ+ (Jackson) 93-6255
Statement of responsibility: W.H. Jackson.
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.
Physical Description
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.
Albumen prints
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11755736
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 60637380-c62a-012f-5679-58d385a7bc34
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