Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Devil's Slide.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • The Devil's Slide., 1898
  • Where object was made: Utah, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 22.69 x 17.39 cm
    Object Height/Width: 8 15/16 x 6 7/8 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0360

Exterior. View of the Devil’s Slide in northern Utah’s Weber Canyon. Train tracks in the foreground, the two parallel limestone strata that create the geological formation protrude out of a mountainside in the near distance. The rest of the mountain is covered in brush and small trees.