Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest and The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1986
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in the negative: "81"; printed on mount, upper edge: "WAR DEPARTMENT [+ insignia]// Explorations West of the 100th Meridian. Expedition of 1871. Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Com'd'g."; lower edge: "T. H. O'Sullivan, Phot.// COLORADO RIVER SERIES// BLACK CAÑON, NEAR CAMP 8, LOOKING BELOW// No. 81".
Snyder, Joel. American Frontiers: The Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1867–1874. Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1981. p. 20.