United States of America 1840 – 1882

Ruins in Cañon de Chelle,N.M., 1873
Collection Title: 'Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridien ', Washington,D.C., War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A.,c 1875
Place made: Arizona, United States of America
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, stereograph albumen silver photographs Support: photographic paper, mounted on publisher's printed card
Edition: no.21 in series
Place Published: Washington,D.C.: War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., c1875

Primary Insc: printed verso card l.c., 'Ruins in Canon de Chelle,N.M., in a cavity in the wall, 60 feet above present bed of Canon. Height of walls about 700 feet. The present race of Indians know nothing of the age of these buildings or who occupied them. (For details, see forthcoming report of Lieutenant Wheeler, on Ancient Ruins.)'
Dimensions: printed image 7.6 h x 15.5 w cm card 8.4 h x 17.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.3665.358
Subject: Collection: The Nigel Lendon collection of Australian and International stereographs, acquired 1983. landscape