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Shore on Lower Colorado.
Shore on Lower Colorado. Colorado Exploring Expedition. Geology - Plate I.
J.J. Young from a sketch by H.B. Mollhausen. Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y.
[Washington: Government Printing Office. 1861.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾") large margins.
A view from the Colorado River, looking up to towering rock formations. 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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Cane Brake Cañon, From near Camp 16.
Cane Brake Cañon, From near Camp 16. Colorado Exploring Expedition. General Report - Plate II.
J.J. Young from a sketch by F.W. Eglofstein. Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y.
[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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Mojave Cañon.
Mojave Cañon. Colorado Exploring Expedition. General Report - Plate III.
J.J. Young from a sketch by H.B. Mollhausen. Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y.
[Washington: Government Printing Office. 1861.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾"). Tear in right margin.
A view looking along the Colorado River, with precipitous cliffs, a steamer on the river. 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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Dead Mountain, Mojave Valley.
Dead Mountain, Mojave Valley. Colorado Exploring Expedition. General Report - Plate IV.
J.J. Young from a sketch by H.B. Mollhausen. Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y.
[Washington: Government Printing Office. 1861.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾").
A snow-covered peak, apparently an invention of the artist, Balduin Möllhausen, as it resembles the view of Chimborazo by his hero Humboldt. Lieutenant Amiel W. Whipple, on whose 1853-4 expedition to plan an intercontinental railroad Möllhausen served, said that the only thing he painted accurately was a Navajo blanket. 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.'
S.J. Pyne: How the Canyon Became Grand: A Short History.
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Camp - Colorado Plateau.
Camp - Colorado Plateau. Colorado Exploring Expedition. General Report - Plate VII.
J.J. Young from a sketch by H.B. Mollhausen. Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y.
[Washington: Government Printing Office. 1861.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾").
A camp in a snow-covered clearing. 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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The Needles (Mojave Range).
The Needles (Mojave Range). Colorado Exploring Expedition. Geology - Plate II.
J.J. Young from a sketch by H.B. Mollhausen. Lith. of Sarony, Major & Knapp, 449 Broadway, N.Y.
[Washington: Government Printing Office. 1861.]
Tinted lithograph. Printed area 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾"). Tears in inscription area.
A distinctive group of rock pinnacles above the Topock Gorge on the Colorado River, on the northwestern extreme of the Mohave Mountains. A band of native Americans are about to swin across the river. 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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