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Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Near Paria Creek, Looking West

Artist:
William Bell (American (born England) Liverpool 1831–1910 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date:
1872
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
27.3 x 20.1 cm. (10 3/4 x 7 15/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.1073
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in negative on print, recto LR: "7"; printed on mount, recto UL to UR: "Explorations & Surveys West of the 100th Meridian.", "WAR DEPARTMENT // CORPS OF ENGINEERS. U.S. ARMY // [insignia]", "Expeditions of 1872. - Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Commanding."; printed on mount, recto LL: "W. Bell, Phot."; printed on mount, recto LR: "No.7."; printed on mount, recto LC: "GRAND CAÑON, COLORADO RIVER, NEAR PARIA CREEK, LOOKING WEST".
Charles Isaacs

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