Great Morainal Valley on the Arkansas at Mouth of La Plata, between 1870 and 1879

  • William Henry Jackson, American, 1843-1942

Albumen print

  • Framed: Sheet: 17 1/8 × 22 inches (43.5 × 55.9 cm) Mount: 25 × 29 7/8 inches (63.5 × 75.9 cm)

Gift of James Crawford in memory of Doris E. Moore

F1986.155

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Albumen process
  • River
  • Landscape (representation)
  • Albumen print
  • Arkansas
  • Valley

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, on the negative, lower right: Jackson. Photo. .

Printed, on the negative, lower right: GREAT MORAINAL VALLEY/ON THE ARKANSAS AT MOUTH OF LA PLATA . Printed, on mount, upper center: Department of the Interior/U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories/PROF. F. V. HAYDEN IN CHARGE Printed, lower left: W. H. JACKSON, PHOTO.

Provenance

James Crawford; 1986-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Hales, Peter. William Henry Jackson and the Transformation of the American Landscape. Philadelphia, 1988, p.116, pl. 74.

Rights Status

William Henry Jackson, Great Morainal Valley on the Arkansas at Mouth of La Plata, between 1870 and 1879, albumen print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of James Crawford in memory of Doris E. Moore, F1986.155.