Shasta Butte & Shasta Valley from a Point Near Camp 79A

Description (Brief):

This tinted lithograph of “Shasta Butte and Shasta Valley from a Point Near Camp 79A" was produced after an original sketch by John J. Young (1830-1879). It was printed as Plate XII in Volume VI, Part I following page 110, in the "General Report" by Lieutenant Henry L. Abbot in "Report of Lieutenant Henry L. Abbot (1831-1927), Corps of Topographical Engineers, Upon Explorations for a Railroad Route from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River made by Lieutenant R. S. Williamson (1825-1882), Corps of Topographical Engineers assisted by Lieutenant Henry L. Abbot, Corps of Topographical Engineers," 1855.

Description (Brief)

The volume was printed as part of the "Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" in 1855 by A. P. O. Nicholson (1808-1876) of Washington, D.C.

Date Made: 1857

Printer: Nicholson, A. O. P.Original Artist: Young, John J.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.10729.11Accession Number: 62261Catalog Number: 10729.11

Object Name: PrintObject Type: Tinted Lithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall materials)ink (overall materials)Measurements: overall: 29.5 cm x 21.2 cm; 11 5/8 in x 8 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-4bc7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1318216

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