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LL/36211
ThumbnailJohn Muir Wood 
Staffa near Fingal's Cave 
1850 (ca) 
Medium salt paper print from a calotype negative 
17.10 x 19.30 cm 
National Galleries of Scotland 
Courtesy of the National Galleries of Scotland, Presented by the Muir Wood family 1985, Accession no. PGP W 70 
  

  
LL/53337
ThumbnailGeorge Washington Wilson 
Fingal's Cave, Staffa 
1875, Sept (hand-written on reverse) 
Carte de visite 
Collection of Michael G. Jacob 

  
LL/53343
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
The Needles, Isle of Wight 
n.d. 
Carte de visite 
Collection of Michael G. Jacob 

  
LL/53341
ThumbnailA. Pettitt (Grasmere) 
Bowder Stone [Lake District, England] 
1868, 13 June (hand-written on reverse) 
Carte de visite 
Collection of Michael G. Jacob 

  
LL/7600
ThumbnailTimothy H. O'Sullivan 
Tufa Domes, Pyramid Lake, Nevada 
1867 
Albumen print 
20 x 27 cm (7 7/8 x 10 5/8 in) 
American Art Museum, Smithsonian Institution 
Smithsonian American Art Museum, museum purchase from the Charles Isaacs Collection made possible in part by the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment 
  

  
LL/7509
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Study of Rocks 
1845 (ca) 
Daguerreotype 
19 7/8 x 25 1/6 in 
J. Paul Getty Museum 
The J. Paul Getty Trust (84.XT.183) 
  

  
LL/40621
ThumbnailSouthworth & Hawes 
Niagara Falls from the Canadian Side 
1850 (ca) 
Daguerreotype 
21.6 x 16.5 cm (8 1/2 x 6 1/2 ins) 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Gift of I. N. Phelps Stokes, Edward S. Hawes, Alice Mary Hawes, and Marion Augusta Hawes, 1937, Accession Number: 37.14.7 
  

  
LL/40665
ThumbnailTimothy H. O'Sullivan 
Water rhyolites, near Logan Springs, Nevada 
1871 
Albumen print 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division 
Reproduction Number: Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-10022 
  

  
LL/39515
ThumbnailJohn Carbutt 
Fig. 6 ["a great valley of Syenites"] 
1869, 19 February (published) 
Book illustration 
Google Books 
10 
  
LL/24719
ThumbnailTimothy H. O'Sullivan 
6. View of the Grand Canon walls, near mouth of Diamond River. From waterline to first shelf 1,500 feet; from shelf to top of table 3,500 feet. Distance from point of view to top of walls 3 miles. 
[Wheeler Survey, Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian] 
1871-1874 (survey), 1871 (expedition) 
Stereocard, detail 
Etherton Gallery 
11 
  
LL/24737
ThumbnailTimothy H. O'Sullivan 
15. the "Vermillion Cliff," a typical plateau edge, as seen from Jacobs Pool, Arizona. From its top, a plateau stretches to the right, and from its base another to the left. Their difference of level is 1,500 feet, and the step is too steep for scaling. 
[Wheeler Survey, Explorations and Surveys West of the 100th Meridian] 
1871-1874 (survey), 1872 (expedition) 
Stereocard, detail 
Etherton Gallery 
12 
  
LL/38562
ThumbnailEadweard Muybridge 
Fissure in Eagle Rock. 1100 ft. deep. [Yosemite Valley, California.] 112 
1868 
Stereocard, detail 
Bancroft Library, University of California Berkely 
Zelda Mackay Collection of Stereographic Views 
  
13 
  
LL/39517
ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Coal-Beds of Rio Candiota, Rio Grande Do Sul 
1870 (published) 
Book illustration 
Google Books 
14 
  
LL/41568
ThumbnailLedru Mauro 
Etna - Eruzione 1892 - Nuovi monti. 19. Agusto [Italy] 
1892, 19 August (or later) 
Albumen print 
7 1/2 x 10 ins 
Northern Light Gallery 
15 
  
LL/40660
ThumbnailWilliam Jerome Harrison 
Pouk Hill nr. Walsall, Basalt 
n.d. 
Photographic print 
Lapworth Museum of Geology, University of Birmingham 
16 
  
LL/41413
ThumbnailJoseph Burr Tyrell (1858-1957) 
Grand Rapids Sandstone, underlain by Clearwater shale [on the Athabasca River] 
[1893 expedition to the barren lands [Geological Survey]] 
1893, 8 June 
Black and white print 
10 x 12 cm 
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library 
Digital ID: P10172 
  
17 
  
LL/51549
ThumbnailCarleton E. Watkins 
[The Dalles, Extremes of High & Low Water, 92 ft.] / [Head of the Dalles, Columbia River, Oregon] 
1883 (ca) 
Albumen silver print 
36.8 x 53.3 cm (14 1/2 x 21 ins) 
J. Paul Getty Museum 
Object Number: 92.XM.96.1 
  
18 
  
LL/25983
ThumbnailBenjamin Brecknell Turner 
Anstey's Cove, Torquay 
1861 
Albumen silver print 
11 3/8 x 15 1/4 in (28.9 x 38.6 cm) 
Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Lawrence and Sybil Hite 
  
19 
  
LL/48389
ThumbnailAlbert Renger-Patzsch 
Basalt in der Eifel 
1961-1962 
Gelatin silver print 
37.9 x 28.3 cm 
Van Ham Fine Art Auctions 
Van Ham - Photography (June 20, 2012) Lot: 168 
  
20 
  
LL/53103
ThumbnailProf. I. McGee 
Boulder line Columbian deposits near Darley's hodge, carpenter station, B and O (Delaware) 
1889-1890 
Albumen print 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology 
Peabody Number: 2004.29.691.10 
  
21 
  
LL/40203
ThumbnailJ.C. Burrow 
Museum, Camborne Mining School 
1893 
Photographic print 
9.6 x 14.4 cm 
British Library 
Shelfmark: 7105.e.21, Item number: 32 
  
 
  
 
  
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