Photographs showing landscapes, geological and other features of portions of the western territory of the United States, obtained in connection with geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian, seasons of 1871, 1872 ...

Collection Data

The United States Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian produced a published album of original albumen prints from expeditions in 1871-73, photographed by Timothy O'Sullivan (1840-1882), a Civil War photographer, and William Bell (1830-1910). Additional photographs from the Survey appeared in special atlases published to accompany official reports, acquired routinely by the Library as government documents. Includes engraved title page.
Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905 (Surveyor)
Bell, William, 1830-1910 (Photographer)
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882 (Photographer)
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.) (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1873 (Approximate)
Place: Washington?
Publisher: s.n.
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection
Shelf locator: MFY+++ 96-4089
Geological surveys -- United States
West (U.S.)
Statement of responsibility: 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler ... in charge.
Statement of responsibility: T.H. O'Sullivan and W. Bell, photographers
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army.
Physical Description
Albumen prints
Extent: 1 leaf, 50 photos. 41 x 55 cm
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 3376527
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12714420
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d872fc10-c6f7-012f-d540-3c075448cc4b
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