Grand Canyon and Colorado River
(c.1900). Four boudoir cabinet cards. Albumen photographs [11.5 cm x 19 cm] / [4.5" x 7.5"] on two tan mounts [25 cm x 28 cm] / [10" x 11"]. Photos are mounted back-to-back with manuscript titles in ink below the images on the mount. Gentle overall sunning to views and mounts. Item #7084
Four nice views of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River. Views titled: 'Colorado river at the bottom of Grand Canon looking down stream' - 'Scene in the Grand Canon of the Colorado' - 'Cliffs of the Grand Canon' - 'Scene in the Grand Canon'
"Since the publication of Major Powell's reports thousands of other observers have come, some looking into the great gulf with the gaze of the scientist, some with the artist's 'inward eye,' keen to appreciate the miraculous, overwhelming beauty of it all, in form and light-and-shade and color," - pg. 28 from 'How the Canyon Was Explored.