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Camp Beauty, Canñon de Chelle; walls 1.200 feet high, width of Cañon at this point about one fourth of a mile. This view shows the perpendicular effect wrought by the action of floods. The Artist of the Expedition, Mr. Wyant, of New York, made a study of this scene with the intention to paint it as a characteristic Canon view

A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 25 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".
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  • A work made of albumen print, stereo, no. 25 from the series "geographical explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian".

Date:

1873

Artist:

Timothy O’Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
commissioned by George Wheeler for the War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army

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Artist

Timothy O'Sullivan

Title

Camp Beauty, Canñon de Chelle; walls 1.200 feet high, width of Cañon at this point about one fourth of a mile. This view shows the perpendicular effect wrought by the action of floods. The Artist of the Expedition, Mr. Wyant, of New York, made a study of this scene with the intention to paint it as a characteristic Canon view

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1873

Medium

Albumen print, stereo, No. 25 from the series "Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian"

Dimensions

9.2 × 7.4 cm (each image); 10 × 17.7 cm (card)

Credit Line

Photography Gallery Fund

Reference Number

1959.616.22

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