Colorado Exploring Expedition. General Report - Plate II.
[Washington: Government Printing Office. 1861.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾").
A view looking along the Colorado River, surrounded by towering rock formations, a steamer on the river, from a sketch by Baron Frederick W. von Eglofstein (1824-85), famed for being the first person to employ ruled glass screens, together with photography, to produce engravings, and his superbly accurate relief map of the Grand Canyon. From the 'Report Upon The Colorado River of the West, Explored in 1857 and 1858 By Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives, Corps Of Topographical Engineers, Under The Direction Of The Office Of Explorations And Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, In Charge.'
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