Western Slope of Main Ridge of Cascade Mountains from Near Camp M

Description (Brief):

This tinted lithograph of “Western Slope of Main Ridge of Cascade Mountains from Near Camp M" was produced after an original sketch by John J. Young (1830-1879). It was printed as Plate I in Volume VI, Part II following page 41, in the "Report Upon the Geology of the Route" by J. S. Newberry (1822-1892) 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: Tucker, BeverleyOriginal Artist: Young, John J.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: GA.10729.07Catalog Number: 10729.07Accession Number: 62261

Object Name: PrintObject Type: Tinted LithographOther Terms: Print; Planographic; Chromolithograph

Physical Description: paper (overall materials)ink (overall materials)Measurements: overall: 23 cm x 29.5 cm; 9 1/16 in x 11 5/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-190d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_785296

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