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Title
Lieut. Wheeler's party in Yosemite, 3134
Creator
Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916
Date Created and/or Issued
188u
Contributing Institution
California State Library
Collection
California History Section Picture Catalog
Rights Information
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Description
Stereo-5144.
Shows expedition members, packtrain, horse-drawn triangular cart (surveyor's wheel?), Royal Arches in background.
Orange mount, purple back.
First Lieutenant George Montgomery Wheeler, Engineer Officer on the staff of the Commanding General of the Army’s Department of California, led early scientific expeditions intended to map the United States west of the 100th meridian. In 1878 and 1879 explorations were made in the Yosemite region by Lieutenant Montgomery Meigs Macomb and J.C. Spiller, topographer, and, photographed by Carleton E. Watkins.
Type
image
Format
Stereographic
Stereograph card
Photographs.
Nonprojected graphic
Extent
1 stereograph card ; 3 1/2 x 7 in.
Identifier
(C)001561226CSL01-Aleph
Language
English
Subject
Wheeler, George M.. (George Montague),, 1842-1905--Photographs
Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)--Photographs
Expeditions & surveys--California
Packtrains--California--Yosemite Valley
Rock formations--California--Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)--Photographs
Photographic prints
Stereographs
Landscape photographs
Expedition photographs
Place
California
Yosemite Valley
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

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