Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Desert Lake, near Ragtown, Nevada

Artist:
Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 22.3 x 29.1 cm (8 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1204
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "Ragtown desert lake 4000 ft."
Alfred Rudolph Waud; [Rinhart Galleries, New York]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, October 8, 1976

Naef, Weston J., and James Wood. Era of Exploration: The Rise of Landscape Photography in the American West, 1860–1885. Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1975. no. 39.

Snyder, Joel. American Frontiers: The Photographs of Timothy O'Sullivan, 1867–1874. Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1981. p. 58.

Dingus, Rick. The Photographic Artifacts of Timothy O'Sullivan. 1st ed. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1982. p. 95.



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