Exhibitions/ Art Object

Black Cañon, Looking Below Near Camp 8

Artist:
Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
Date:
1871
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest and The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.1054.18
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the negative: "79"; printed on mount, upper edge: "WAR DEPARTMENT [+ insignia]// Explorations in Nevada and Arizona. Expedition of 1871. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Com'd'g."; lower edge: "T. H. O'Sullivan, Phot.// COLORADO RIVER SERIES// BLACK CAÑON, LOOKING BELOW NEAR CAMP 8// No. 79".
Paul Katz

Snyder, Joel. American Frontiers: The Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1867–1874. Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1981. p. 30.



No. 79, Colorado River Series
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