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United States of America 1840 – 1882

Ancient ruins in the Canon de Chelle, N.M. In a niche fifty feet above present Canon bed 1873 Description: leaf 11 from a portfolio of 25 albumen silver photographs and lithographed title page photographs mounted on sheets with imprint of US War department,Corps of Engineers

Collection Title: Photographs Showing Landscapes, Geological and Other features, of Portions of the Western Territory of the United Sates, Obtained in Connection with Geographical and geological Explorations and Surveys West of the One Hundreth Meridien, seasons of 1871,1872,and 1873
Place made: Arizona, United States of America
Materials & Technique: photographs, albumen prints, albumen silver photograph Support: card
Edition: the publication was issued c. 1871 covering only the season of 1871 then c 1875 two more with 25 then 50 plates covering seasons 1871,1872,1873 and 1874, the latter identified it appears by plate nos printed. NGA copy has no plate no and is proably from 25 plate production.
Place Published: United States of America Army, Corps of Engineers, War DepartmentIst Lieut.Geo. M. Wheeler, Washington,D.C: c 1875

Primary Insc: "T.H. O'Sullivan, Phot" photographers name printed recto, below image, l.l., black ink Titled printed recto, below image, c., black ink "ANCIENT RUINS IN THE CANON DE CHELLE, N.M./In a niche 50 feet above present Canon bed."
Dimensions: printed image 27.6 h x 20.2 w cm sheet 49.5 h x 40.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1988
Accession No: NGA 88.2225