Jackson's Photo Outfit, 1871

ID: SIA RU007177 [SIA2014-00104]

Creator: Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942

Form/Genre: Albumen prints

Date: 1871

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2014-00104

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Summary

This image was taken as part of the Hayden Survey of western Wyoming and Colorado, which later led to the formation of the U.S. Geological Surveys of the Territories within the Department of the Interior. William Henry Jackson, then a budding photographer, took thousands of photographs for the Hayden Survey, most notably the first images of the headwaters of the Yellowstone River. Pictured is William Henry Jackson's photographic outfit. 2 men with 3 horses and mules.

Subject

  • Jackson, William Henry 1843-1942
  • Geological Survey (U.S.)
  • Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories (U.S.)

Notes

Also known as RU7177_Box14_Hayden02 [SPI_1485]

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7177, Image No. SIA2014-00104

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1871

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Topic

  • Photography
  • Cartography
  • Art
  • Animals
  • Geology
  • Topography
  • Horses
  • Expeditions
  • Nature and society
  • History
  • Arts
  • United States--History

Place

  • Wyoming
  • United States
  • Colorado
  • Yellowstone River

Form/Genre

  • Albumen prints
  • Photographs

Local number

SIA RU007177 [SIA2014-00104]

Physical description

Albumen prints

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