Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Devil's Slide.
  • 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
  • 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
Description

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.