Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Attributed Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Date:
1889
Short Title:
Grand Canon from Sheavwitz Crossing.
Publisher:
U.S.
Washington
Type:
View
Obj Height cm:
25
Obj Width cm:
16
Note:
Lithographed view, b&w. " ... shows a projecting rock on the right hand of the sketch called 'Devil's Anvil,' that overhangs the almost perpendicular canon. Part of the southern wall is shown, and also the river-bed. The photographic view was taken at a point a little higher up than Diamond Creek by one of the land parties of 1872."-- v. 1, p. 164.
State/Province:
Arizona
Region:
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Full Title:
View looking south into the Grand Canon of the Colorado, from Sheavwitz Crossing. 1872. U.S. Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian. (1889)
List No:
2220.021
Page No:
v. 1 pl. XXI
Series No:
25
Publication Author:
Wheeler, G.M.
Pub Date:
1875
Pub Title:
Report upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian, in charge of Capt. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army ... In seven volumes and one supplement, accompanied by one topographic and one geologic atlas.
Pub Reference:
Wheat v. 5, p 338-342; Karrow "George M. Wheeler ..." in Koepp Exploration and Mapping of the American West.
Pub Note:
These seven text volumes were published from 1875 to 1889. They consist the final, monumental report of Wheeler's Survey. The first volume, Geographical Report, contains much valuable information on the general history of western U.S. mapping and specific details on the sources of the Survey's map sheets. The Topographic and Geologic Atlas were issued separately. Bound in linen with title, date, volume number and topic on the spine.
Pub List No:
2220.000
Pub Type:
Exploration Book
Pub Maps:
27
Pub Height cm:
30
Pub Width cm:
24
Image No:
2220021
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2007
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View looking south into the Grand Canon of the Colorado, from Sheavwitz Crossing. 1…