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Early Landscape Photography of the American West

Over 200 large albumen prints from the 1860s and 1870s of American Western landscape. The locations and photographers include mammoth views of Yosemite Valley by Carleton E. Watkins and Charles L. Weed, the route of the Union Pacific Railroad through the Rocky Mountains by A.J. Russell, the Geographical surveys west of the one hundredth meridian (the Wheeler survey) by Timothy O'Sullivan and William Bell, and a collection of mammoth views by William Henry Jackson.

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Charles L. Weed (1824-1903). The Valley, From the Mariposa Trail (1860s). Digital ID: 435071 Charles L. Weed (1824-1903). The Valley, From the Mariposa Trail (1860s). Digital ID: 435071

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