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Expedition of 1874

Title
Expedition of 1874 [graphic] / 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers Commanding.
Author
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
Publication
1874.

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Description
55 stereographs (photographic prints) : albumen, b&w; 101 x 179 mm. or smaller.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Group portraits.
  • Landscape photographs.
  • Portraits.
  • Self-portraits.
  • Albumen prints.
  • Photographic prints.
  • Stereographs.
Note
  • Title derived from printed labels on mounts. Timothy O'Sullivan is listed as photographer of views. Views have numbers and captions printed on mounts.
  • At head of title: War Department, Corps of Engineers, U. S. A.
  • Views are numbered 34-50.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Exhibitions (note)
  • #39 "Pah-ge, a Ute Squaw..." was exhibited in "400 Years of Native American Portraits: Prints & Photographs from the Collections of the New York Public Library," October, 1992 - January, 1993.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F126
Author
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
Title
Expedition of 1874 [graphic] / 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers Commanding.
Imprint
1874.
Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Stereoscopic views from the 1874 Wheeler expedition in New Mexico, Colorado and Idaho: adobe Roman Catholic Church, "Plaza of Guadaloupe, Guadaloupe Co., Colorado," showing church and graveyard enclosed by adobe wall; views from the Conejos River Valley: Beaver Lake, the valley from the vicinity of the "Lost Lakes," "Lost Lakes" at the head of Conejos Canyon; Pagosa Hot Springs, man at edge; Pah-ge, Ute woman of the Kah-poh-teh band, n. New Mexico wearing blanket, silver jewelry and beadwork; men of the Kah-poh-teh band wearing blankets, silver and beadwork, fringed clothing; Jicarilla Apache man and woman, "lately wedded," at Abiquiu Agency, wearing blankets, fringed clothing, beads and beadwork, man has quiver; Shee-zah-nan-tan, a Jicarilla Apache, wearing fringed clothing, hair adornments, beads and holding a rifle; O'Sullivan and another man in ruins along the San Juan River (for dicussion of this view see Dingus, p. 100) near Bloomfield, N. M., showing his full plate camera, a yard stick and a coat hanging from a peg; Horse Lakes, 14 miles N.W. of Tierra Amarilla, n. m.; lakes and mountain scenery in the Cerro Blanco Mountains, Colorado; views of Shoshone Falls on the Snake River in Idaho. Some views duplicated.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Exhibitions
#39 "Pah-ge, a Ute Squaw..." was exhibited in "400 Years of Native American Portraits: Prints & Photographs from the Collections of the New York Public Library," October, 1992 - January, 1993.
Connect to:
Local Subject
Photographica.
Added Author
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882. Photographer
Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905.
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers.
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 92-F126
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