Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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view into the Badlands
  • Orville John Green
    1872–1938
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • view into the Badlands, 1899–1903
  • Where object was made: Badlands, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 12.5 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 15/16 x 6 11/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7540
Description
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Photograph of a landscape, identified as the Badlands in South Dakota, seen through an opening in a canyon. In the foreground on the facing left and right sides are the vertical walls of a canyon in shadow and several small trees. In the background is a rocky plateau with numerous distinct layers and a sloping foothill in the front.