- Collection ID:
Wetherill, Richard, 1858-1910
No linguistic content; Not applicable
- Physical Description:
3 Acetate negatives
black and white
5 x 7 inches.
54 Photographic prints
5 x 7 inches.
This collection contains 54 albumen prints and 3 black-and-white negatives taken circa 1890-1900. Only two of the images can be definitively attributed to Richard Wetherill; the majority are attributed to "one of the Wetherill Brothers," either Richard or his brother John. The images depict views of various locations in Colorado, including Johnson Canyon, Mancos Canyon, the La Plata Mountains (San Juan Mountains), Mesa Verde (Balcony House, Cliff Palace, Navajo Canyon, Cliff Canyon, Ruin Canyon), and the Wetherill ranch known as Alamo House. Also present are images of a Zia Pueblo woman and a burial site at Grant Gulch, Colorado.
Prints:organzied in folders,arranged by image number.
Negatives: organized in individual sleeves,arranged by image number.
Processing Information note
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Conditions Governing Use note
Copyright: National Museum of the American Indian. Some images are restricted due to cultural sensitivity. Consult the archivist for further information.
Preferred Citation note
Richard Wetherill prints and negatives, National Museum of the American Indian Archives, Smithsonian Institution (negative, slide or catalog number).
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