[TWO STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS OF ZUNI INDIANS, TAKEN ON THE 1871-74 EXPEDITIONS OF THE WHEELER SURVEY]
by O'Sullivan, Timothy
Washington, 1874. Two mounted stereo photographic cards, each card measuring 4 x 7 inches. One card creased in second photograph, light wear and soiling. Good plus. Two stereoscopic views from Lieut. George Wheeler's 1871- 74 expedition in the West, one of the first systematic surveys of the north rim of the Grand Canyon. The expedition was a large-scale government topographical and geological survey of the region west of the 100th meridian, including Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Idaho. These photographs, taken by the expedition photographer, Timothy O'Sullivan, are numbered on the rear of the mounts, which also bear captions identifying the scenes. The two images are 19) "Group of Zuni Indian 'Braves,' at their Pueblo, N.M.", and 20) "War Chief of the Zuni Indians." (Inventory #: WRCAM48849)
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