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Box Cañon, Ouray, Colorado.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    1843–1942
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Box Cañon, Ouray, Colorado., circa 1900
  • 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
  • 2012.0200
Description

Black and White. Scene of a man deep in the narrows of a canyon. The canyon wall stretch from the bottom to the top of the frame with a river rapid running between them at the bottom. Along the left canyon wall is a wooden walkway with a man standing looking at the right canyon wall. A ladder can be seen farther back into the narrows of the canyon.