List of illustrations

  • Group of Officers and Assistants at Rendezvous Camp near Belmont, Nevada
  • The Territorial Expansion of the United States
  • Entrance to Grand Canyon
  • Running a Rapid
  • View from Monument no. VI, looking towards monument no. V
  • Old Indian Woman and Papoose
  • Confederate Dead Gathered for Burial at the Southwestern Edge of the Rose Woods, July 5, 1863
  • Middle Creek near Blackmore, Montana
  • Five Views of Yosemite
  • Eminent American Explorers and Artists
  • Paiute Group, Cedar, Utah
  • Wahsatch Mountains, Lone Peak Summit, Utah
  • Summit of Wahsatch Mountains, Sliding Down, Utah
  • Navajo Warriors
  • Navajos
  • The Start from Camp Mojave, Arizona
  • Portrait of Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden
  • Yellowstone
  • The Great Surveys
  • Title page
  • Flyleaf
  • Hanging Rock, Echo City, Utah
  • Tertiary Bluffs, Echo Canyon
  • Echo Canyon, Utah
  • North from Berthoud Pass
  • Cathedral Mountain, Yosemite
  • Terraced Houses, Zuni, New Mexico
  • Ku-ra-tu, Kaibab Paiute Woman
  • Sleeping Mojave Guides, Arizona, recto
  • Sleeping Mojave Guides, Arizona, verso
  • Kindling Fire by Friction
  • Makhpyia-Iuta, "Red Cloud
  • Tufa Domes, Pyramid Lake, Nevada
  • Pyramid and Tufa Domes, Pyramid Lake, Nevada
  • Cascade, Nevada Falls, Yosemite
  • El Capitan, Yosemite
  • Wawona--28 Feet Diameter, 275 Feet High--Mariposa Grove
  • View from Glacier Point
  • Old Faithful, Geyser
  • Mammoth Hot Springs
  • Mammoth Hot Springs, on Gardiner's River
  • Upper Fire-Hole Basin, from Old Faithful
  • Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Arizona
  • Looking South into the Grand Canyon, Colorado River, Shivwits Crossing
  • Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Mouth of Kanab Wash, Looking West (no. 52)
  • Grand Canyon of the Colorado, Mouth of Kanab Wash, Looking West (no. 54)
  • Chocolate Butte near Mouth of the Paria
  • The Canyon de Chelly from Explorers' Monument
  • Captains of the Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona
  • Canyon del Muerte, Arizona
  • Ruins of Cliff Dwellings, Canyon de Chelly
  • Ancient Ruins in Canyon de Chelly, New Mexico. In a Niche 50 Feet Above Present Canyon Bed
  • Mary's Veil, Bullion Canyon, Utah
  • Little Firehole Falls
  • Mystic Lake, Montana
  • Mammoth Hot Springs
  • Chocolate Mesa, Rocker Creek, Arizona
  • Hieroglyphic Pass, Opposite Parowan, Utah
  • Rock Carved by Drifting Sand
  • Tertiary Conglomerates, Weber Valley, Utah
  • Mauvaises Terres, Washakie Basin
  • Columnar Basalt, Mouth of Grand Wash
  • Opening of Brooklyn Mine, Pahranaget Lake District, Nevada
  • Reflected Tower, Rio Virgen, Utah
  • Shini-Mo Altar, from Brink of Marble Canyon, Colorado River, Arizona
  • Wahsatch Mountains, American Fork Canyon
  • Gould & Curry Reduction Works
  • Sand Dunes, Carson Desert, Nevada
  • Hot Sulphur Spring, Ruby Valley, Nevada
  • Comstock Lode, Gold Hill
  • Black Canyon, Looking Above from Camp 7
  • Black Canyon, from Camp 8, Looking Above
  • Light and Shadow in Black Canyon from Mirror Bar
  • Snake River Canyon, Looking over edge of Falls
  • Shoshone Falls, from Below
  • Shoshone Falls, Snake River—210 Feet
  • Viewpoints of the photographs taken by Timothy H. O'Sullivan at Shoshone Falls, Idaho (King Survey 1868)
  • Grand Canyon Bottom, Morning
  • Grand Canyon Bottom, Afternoon
  • View on Apache Lake, Sierra Blanca Range, Arizona. Two Apache Scouts in the Foreground
  • Black Crow, Arapaho
  • Southern Arapaho Chief
  • Long Foot, Yankton Dakota
  • Long Foot, Yankton Dakota
  • Hin-han-du-ta, "Red Owl," Arapaho
  • He-gma-wa-ku-wa, "One Who Runs the Tiger," North Dakota
  • Indian Type
  • Se-tan-si-tan, "Yellow Hawk," Sans Arc Chief, Dakota
  • Wa-jin-ka, "Little Bird," Yankton Sioux Brave, Dakota
  • Psi-ca-na-kin-yan, "Jumping Thunder," Yankton Sioux Chief, Dakota
  • Kam-ne-but-se, Black Foot
  • Dancers Rock, Walpi
  • Pueblo de San Juan, New Mexico
  • Walpi, Moqui Town, Arizona
  • Pueblo de Taos, New Mexico
  • Aboriginal Life Among the Navajo Indians, near Old Fort Defiance, Arizona
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Description: Images of the West: Survey Photography in French Collections, 1860–1880
“Images of the West: Survey Photography in French Collections, 1860–1880,” presented at the Musée d’Art Américain Giverny, is the result of five years of hard work by an international team of scholars. The Terra Foundation for American Art is proud to support the exhibition, which presents a broad panorama of the survey photographs of the American West for the...
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Description: Images of the West: Survey Photography in French Collections, 1860–1880
AN ARDOR FOR DISCOVERY marks the period immediately following the American Civil War. The western territories held promise of the American future, with vast expanses of land for settlement and abundant natural resources to be tapped. Earlier governmental expeditions had employed artists to render the landscapes and, as the expeditions continued and expanded after the war, photography came to play...
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Pictures were essential to the fulfillment of the doctor’s plan for publicizing the Survey; but the basic purpose was always exploration. I cannot be too careful in emphasizing the fact that in this and all the following expeditions I was seldom more than a sideshow in a great circus.
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THE GREAT TRANS-MISSISSIPPI surveys of the 1860s and 1870s were investigations of the vast lands acquired by the United States through the Louisiana Purchase from France (1803), as a result of the Mexican-American War (1846–48), through the Gadsden Purchase from Mexico (1853),...
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It is at the very moment when the nation’s photography magazines were lamenting the weakness of American landscape photography that
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In addition to wide shots that capture the grandeur of open spaces, the exploration photographers regularly produced detailed motifs and more circumscribed views...
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Timothy H. O’Sullivan is today the most famous and most enigmatic of all the exploration photographers...
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The common perception of a dichotomy between landscapes and faces within the corpus of exploration is not entirely unjustified...
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~Presented here are only the four main collections which compose the exhibition “Images of the West: Survey Photography in French Collections, 1860–1880.” The Musée Nicéphore Niépce in Chalon-sur-Saône and the Club Alpin Français in Paris, which possess only isolated objects, are not mentioned. Although we...
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EXPLORATION AND ITS CONTEXTS
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Adams, Henry. The Education of Henry Adams [1907]. New York: Library of America, 1983.
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~The index covers all parts of the book with the exception of the preface, the notes and the checklist to the exhibition. Page numbers in italic refer to illustrations and plates.
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University of Michigan, Making of America: p. 13
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