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all on mount, printed in black ink: upper left: Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian; center: War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army; upper right: Expedition of 1874. Under Command of Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engrs.; lower left: T.H. O'Sullivan, Phot.; lower center: SNAKE RIVER CANON, IDAHO / View from above Shoshone Falls; lower right: No.25

Provenance

David and Mary Robinson, Sausalito, CA; NGA purchase, 1995.

Exhibition History
1986
19th Century Photographs from the Collection of Mary and David Robinson, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, 1986.
Bibliography
1976
Lloyd, Valerie. Photography: The First Eighty Years. Exh. cat. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London, 1976: 149.
1981
Snyder, Joel. American Frontiers: The Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan, 1867-1874. Exh. cat. Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1981: pl. 73.
1982
Dingus, Rick. The Photographic Artifacts of Timothy O'Sullivan. Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1982: 89.