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In the Vale of Minne-Kah-Ta, South Dakota.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • In the Vale of Minne-Kah-Ta, South Dakota., 1901
  • Where object was made: South Dakota, 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
  • 2012.0435

Exterior. In this color photograph, three men on horseback are at center. The horses, two white and one brown, stand in a shallow river which curves through the image. The river bed is punctuated with rocks small and large, and has green grassy banks on either side. Behind the men on horseback is a extremely tall wall of red rock. At the top of the red rock ledge are green trees.