Geysers at Yellowstone National Park, "The Grand Group," 1870-1880

Summary

Yellowstone National Park, established 1872, was America's first national park. Approximately two square miles in area, Upper Geyser Basin contains the largest concentrations of geysers in the park. The tallest predictable geyser in the park, Grand Geyser is connected to other geysers in the so-called Grand Group, which includes adjacent Vent Geyser and Turban Geyser.

Yellowstone National Park, established 1872, was America's first national park. Approximately two square miles in area, Upper Geyser Basin contains the largest concentrations of geysers in the park. The tallest predictable geyser in the park, Grand Geyser is connected to other geysers in the so-called Grand Group, which includes adjacent Vent Geyser and Turban Geyser.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

1870-1880

Creators

Detroit Publishing Co. 

Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Detroit 

Creator Notes

Original photography by William Henry Jackson. Published by Detroit Publishing Co..

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

P.DPC.032968

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process
Toning (Photography)

Color

Brown

Dimensions

Height: 9.25 in

Width: 7 in

Inscriptions

Marked on back: - In pencil at top: The Grand Group - Upper left: 032968 [circled] - Stamped in red ink, upper center: 32968 - Center, in blue pencil: X - Right, center, in pencil: 1150 / WHJ

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