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Mapping the Photographs

Horseshoe Falls, 1840
Hugh Lee Pattinson
daguerreotype

Robinson Library, Newcastle University, England

American Falls, 1840
Hugh Lee Pattinson
daguerreotype

Robinson Library, Newcastle University, England

Panorama of the Falls of Niagara, 1845
Frederick and William Langenheim
five dagerreotypes

Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gilman Collection, Gift of The Howard Gilman Foundation, 2005.100.495

Water Gap, 1853
Robert Montgomery Bird
salted paper print

The Library Company of Philadelphia

Entrance to Woodlands Cemetery, 1858
James McClees
salted paper print

The Library Company of Philadelphia

Old Columbia Bridge, Philadelphia, 1859
James McClees
stereoscopic albumen prints

The Library Company of Philadelphia

Palisades, Hudson River, Yonkers Docks, c. 1855
Silas A. Holmes
salted paper print

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

The Hole in the Wall, 1859
Frederick DeBourg Richards
salted paper print

Black Dog Collection

Chew’s House, Germantown, 1859
Frederick DeBourg Richards
salted paper print

The Library Company of Philadelphia

Niagara Falls, c. 1860
albumen print

Collection of Nancy and Thomas Sterling

View of Pride’s Crossing, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 1857–1859
Samuel Masury
salted paper print

Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gilman Collection, Museum purchase, 2005.100.869

View of the Loring Estate at Pride’s Crossing, Beverly, Massachusetts, c. 1857–1859
Samuel Masury
salted paper print

Worcester Art Museum, Eliza S. Paine Fund

Chouteau’s Pond, View South from Eighth and Clark Streets, 1850
Thomas M. Easterly
daguerreotype

Missouri Historical Society, Saint Louis, Thomas Easterly Daguerreotype Collection

Chouteau's Mill Creek, East from Thirteenth and Gratiot, Showing Construction of Mill Creek Sewer, 1868
Thomas M. Easterly
daguerreotype

Missouri Historical Society, Saint Louis, Thomas Easterly Daguerreotype Collection

Queenston, 1853
Thomas M. Easterly
daguerreotype

Missouri Historical Society, Saint Louis, Thomas Easterly Daguerreotype Collection

Steamer Princess, 1858–1859
Jay Dearborn Edwards
salted paper print

The Historic New Orleans Collection

South Claiborne Avenue at Common Street, 1858–1861
Jay Dearborn Edwards
salted paper print

The Historic New Orleans Collection

Esplanade Street from Royal Street toward Lake, 1858–1861
Jay Dearborn Edwards
salted paper print

The Historic New Orleans Collection

Bird’s-Eye View of Garden District from Fire Tower, 1858–1861
Jay Dearborn Edwards
salted paper print

The Historic New Orleans Collection

Bird’s-Eye View from Moreau’s Restaurant, Mouth of Bayou St. John, 1867
Theodore Lilienthal
stereoscopic albumen prints

The Historic New Orleans Collection

East Rock, New Haven, 1868
George Kendall Warren
albumen print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund

From Trophy Point, West Point, Hudson River, c. 1867-1868
George Kendall Warren
albumen print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, Robert Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund

Battery Knox, West Point, c. 1870
George Kendall Warren
albumen print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation through Robert and Joyce Menschel

Bethesda Terrace, Central Park, New York, c. 1862
George Gardner Rockwood
albumen print

Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal

Lu-La Lake, Lookout Mountain from Photographic Views of Sherman’s Campaign, 1864 or 1866
George Barnard
albumen print

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Acquired by exchange with the Library of Congress

Lulah Falls, Lookout Mountain, Georgia, 1863–1865
Isaac H. Bonsall
albumen print

Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Celia Tompkins Hegyi Gift, 2007.392

Chattanooga, Tennessee, from Lookout Mountain, 1863–1865
Isaac H. Bonsall
albumen print

Collection of Paul Sack

Union Station, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Rail Road, c. 1891
William H. Rau
albumen print

American Premier Underwriters, Inc.

Morris Canal from Green’s Bridge, Lehigh Valley Rail Road, c. 1895
William H. Rau
albumen print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund

Richtman’s Quarry at Fountain City, Wis, 1891
Henry Peter Bosse
cyanotype

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

From Bluff at Franklin’s Coulee Looking Down Stream, 1891
Henry Peter Bosse
cyanotype

Black Dog Collection

Old Ponton Bridge at Prairie du chien, Wis, 1885
Henry Peter Bosse
cyanotype

Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Charles Wehrenberg and Sally Larsen, 2014 (2015.715.14)

Mechanic’s Rock, L[ow]. W[ater]., 1889
Henry Peter Bosse
cyanotype

The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Flood, Rochester, New York, c. 1868
albumen print

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Purchase

Cascade Lake, Adirondacks, 1870s–1880s
Seneca Ray Stoddard
albumen print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, The Diana and Mallory Walker Fund and Veverka Family Foundation Fund

Avalanche Lake, Adirondacks, c. 1888
Seneca Ray Stoddard
albumen print

Library of Congress, Washington, Prints and Photographs Division

The Rapids, Below the Suspension Bridge, 1883
Charles Bierstadt
albumen print

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, Museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment

High Bridge, Harlem River of the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad, c. 1890
William Henry Jackson and Company
albumen print

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY, Gift of Harvard University

Mirror Lake and Lake Placid Adirondack Mountains, c. 1890
William Henry Jackson and Company
albumen print

George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY, Gift of Harvard University

Delaware River at Manunka Chunk, Pennsylvania Rail Road, c. 1893
William H. Rau
albumen print

American Premier Underwriters, Inc.

Mount Jefferson after a Storm, 1858
Franklin White
salt print

Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, Museum purchase

Niagara Falls, 1886
George Barker
albumen print

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO, Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.3503

Big Mound during Destruction, the Last of the Big Mound, 1869
Thomas M. Easterly
daguerreotype

Missouri Historical Society, Saint Louis, Thomas Easterly Daguerreotype Collection

Von Storch Shaft, c. 1863-1865
Thomas H. Johnson
albumen print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund

Von Storch Breaker, c. 1863-1865
Thomas H. Johnson
albumen print

National Gallery of Art, Washington, Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund

Aqueduct Bridge, Georgetown, DC, 1863–1865
Andrew Russell
albumen print

Library of Congress, Washington, Prints and Photographs Division

Levee at Fort Prentiss, Cairo, Illinois, Ohio River and Mississippi River, c. 1861
salted paper print

Library of Congress, Washington, Prints and Photographs Division

Dam and Saw Mill from the Canal, c. 1880, in Views of the Buildings Belonging to the Tallassee Manufacturing Company, No. 1, at Tallassee, Elmore County, Alabama, with Surrounding Scenery
Frederick Gutekunst
albumen print

Daniel Wolf, Inc.

The approximate locations of over 50 photographs from the exhibition East of the Mississippi are plotted on this interactive map. Click on the pins for thumbnail views and information. As some locations feature more than one photograph, zoom in to access them all. Toggle between map view and satellite view to see a current overhead image of the location.