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Title
Prehistoric Cliff Ruin
Creator
Monsen, Frederick, 1865-1929
Date Created and/or Issued
approximately 1886 - 1911
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Photographs
Rights Information
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Description
Two men approaching a cliff-dwelling in the vicinity of Canyon de Chelly.
Title transcribed from item. Signed twice: on print, "Arizona | Frederick I. M" [name cut off - print cropped] and on mount: "Frederick Monsen." Print is embossed in lower left corner, "The Frederick Monsen Lectures [swastika]." Monsen's typed label on back says: "Prehistoric Cliff Ruin. A ruin discovered by Dr. Monsen in an unknown box canyon to the north of Canyon de Chelly. It was constructed as a fortress and contained many interesting relics of its ancient builders."
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Extent
1 photograph : black and white print ; 44 x 29.5 cm
Identifier
photCL 312
414263
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll2/id/6897
Subject
Cliff-dwellings--Arizona
Photographs. (aat)
Place
Arizona
Source
Photographs, Huntington Digital Library

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