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Balanced Rock, Garden of the Gods.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Balanced Rock, Garden of the Gods., 1908
  • Where object was made: Colorado, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 16.4 x 11.47 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/16 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0188

Black and white. A large boulder or rock formation is perched on a slight rise in the center of the picture. Just to the right and barely in front of the boulder, a tree seems to indicate the massive size of the ”balancing rock.”