Black Canon, Colorado River, looking above, from camp 7
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
A man sits on a boulder beside the Colorado River in the Black Canyon in Mohave County, Arizona. A wooden boat with a mast is beside camping provisions, wooden boxes, oars, a canvas bag, bedrolls, ropes, and a hat. Sand and rocks are next to the river and rocky cliff walls are in Black Canyon near what is identified as "camp 7".
"Geographical Explorations & Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Expedition of 1871. Under Command of Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Eng'rs." printed on mat board.; Cover sheet has descriptive information about the Black Canyon and Colorado River.; Emulsion flaws on original negative reproduced in photographic print.; Formerly F30555; Seal printed on mat board reads: "War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army" beside an eagle and banner emblem that reads: "Essayons".; Title, attribution and "No. 2" printed on mat board.; Library owns additional iterations of this image in various formats: 1 copy negative ; 10 x 13 cm. (4 x 5 in.).; R7110027039. U.S.G.S. folio. 6 ; print 7
1 photographic print : albumen ; 20 x 28 cm. (8 x 11 in.) mounted on mat board 40 x 50 cm. (16 x 20 in.)
Is Part Of
Geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian, 1871-1874 (Wheeler).; U.S.G.S. West. Folio 6.
Black Canyon (Ariz. and Nev.)--1870-1880.; Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)--1870-1880.; Mohave County (Ariz.)--1870-1880.; Boats--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Canyons--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Rivers--Arizona--Mohave County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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