Item #64340 The Cañon of Kanab Creek, near its junction with the Grand Cañon of the Colorado. No. 17. Stereoview, William Bell, Corps of Engineers George M. Wheeler, Commanding.

The Cañon of Kanab Creek, near its junction with the Grand Cañon of the Colorado. No. 17

War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army. Photograph. Albumen stereoview [9 1/4 cm x 15 cm] on a yellow mount [10 cm x 18 cm] Geographical and Geographical Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian backstamp. Printed label on the reverse. Expedition of 1872. Fine. Item #64340

The walls are of limestone and about 2,500 feet in height. (F. 44).

William Bell, who had established a studio in Philadelphia, was commissioned in 1872 by Lieutenant George Wheeler to accompany him as a photographer on an expedition into Arizona. Later, he worked as a photographer for the Pennsylvania railroad and with an expedition to Patagonia. (from Getty Museum).

Price: $175.00