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Yucca Cactus at Hesperia, California.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • Yucca Cactus at Hesperia, California., 1899
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 17.77 x 9.3 cm
    Object Height/Width: 7 x 3 11/16 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0286

Vertical color photo. View of a lone Yucca cactus surrounded by low desert shrubbery. The shape of the cactus looks like a tree without leaves save for the tuffs of dense spikes atop the ends of each branch. A very faint mountain can be seen in the hazy distance.