Exhibitions/ Art Object

Volcanic Ridge, Trinity Mountains, Nevada

Artist:
Timothy H. O'Sullivan (American, born Ireland, 1840–1882)
Date:
1867
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 22.4 x 29 cm (8 13/16 x 11 7/16 in.) Mat: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Purchase, William Talbott Hillman Foundation Gift, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.635
Not on view
Inscription: Unverified: Inscribed in pencil on print, verso B: "Trychite Rock 15 miles from Trinity Range West of Sink of the Humboldt Range, Nev."
Alfred Rudolph Waud; [John Coplans]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, October 12, 1977

Whitney Museum of American Art. "Perpetual Mirage: The Desert West in Photographic Books and Prints," June 27, 1996–September 22, 1996.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Howard Gilman Gallery: Inaugural Installation," October 16, 1997–February 1, 1998.

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. 37.

Ostroff, Eugene. Western Views and Eastern Visions. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1981. p. 26 (different print).

Snyder, Joel. American Frontiers: The Photographs of Timothy O'Sullivan, 1867–1874. Millerton, N.Y.: Aperture, 1981. p. 68 (different print).

Dingus, Rick. The Photographic Artifacts of Timothy O'Sullivan. 1st ed. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1982. p. 48 (different print).

Castleberry, May. Perpetual Mirage: Photographic Narratives of the Desert West. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1996. p. 220 (this print).



From the King Expedition, 1867-72.
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