Darien Expedition Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4801
Creators:
O' Sullivan, Timothy H.
Moran, John
Jackson, William Henry, 1843-1942
Dates:
undated
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
40 mounted prints
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Contains: Photos relating to the Darien Expedition [1870, 1871, 1873] (28 prints); by W, H. Jackson on the Hayden Survey [1870's] (5 prints); and by others (6 prints).
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4801: (1)-(28) [South America] Description and photographer: Ethnographic views (houses, people, artifacts) and scenery of Panama and/or Colombia, including the following localities: Cartagena, Colombia; Chipigania, Cupica Bay; Inquisition; Limon River and Limon Bay; Pinogana; Santa Maria del Real, Darien; Turbo, Colombia. See copy negatives of two other subjects from this series: South America 45,889-J, -K.
Scope and Contents
Catalog Number 4801: Historical: By William H. Jackson, Hayden Survey, date not recorded [1870's]. "Views in the Rocky Mountains" (29) "Fremont's Peak (3o) "Teton Range and Jackson's Lake" (31) "Wind River Peak." "Scenery of the Yellowstone National Park:" (32) "Great Falls of the Yellostone" (33) "Falls on Left Fork of Gardiner's River" None of these photographs were reproduced in either Clarence S. Jackson, Picture Maker of the Old West: Wm. H. Jackson, New York, 1947; or Wm. H. Jackson, Time Exposure: The Autobiography of Wm. H. Jackson, New York, 1940. Historical: (34)-(36) Views of unidentified shoreline with sailing vessels. No date. (1 duplication.) (37)-(38) History of Anthropology Anthropological exhibits at the Blackmore Museum, Salisbury, England, 1868. Copy Negatives 56,327-56,328. (39) A young boy, possibly Indian. Bust. By H. Ulke, Washington, D. C.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Panama and Colombia views were photographed on the "Darien Expedition, Comd'r. Selfridge Comd'g." See "Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain the Practicability of a Ship-Canal between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by way of the Isthmus of Darien," by Thomas Oliver Selfridge, 42nd Cong. 3rd Sess. House of Representatives Misc. Doc. No. 113, Washington, D. C., 1874. Three expeditions: 1870 (T. H. O'Sullivan, photographer); 1871 (John Moran, photographer); 1873 (photographer not recorded). Numbers (9), (13), (17) and (18) are reproduced as lithographs in Selfridge, 1874, opposite pages 6, 40, 76 and 54.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4801

Local Note
Local Note
Filed: Original Prints, Oversize.

Bibliography
Bibliography
A number of Colombia and Panama photographs are reproduced in James D. Horan, Timothy O'Sullivan: America's Forgotten Photographer, Doubleday & Co., New York, 1966 with captions, dates and photographer credit.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 4801, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs S. Hazen Bond (Alma B.), 4545 Connecticut Avenue, N. W., Washington, D. C. 20008, along with glass plates (catalogued under negative Numbers 4760-4811); picked up by M. C. Blaker, September, 1967 (correspondence in Archives office files).

Keywords
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Repository Contact
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