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Wheeler Expeditions of 1871-1874, Stereoviews by T.H. O'Sullivan
Lot of 21 stereoviews from the Wheeler Expeditions of 1871, 1873, and 1874, on mounts with the expedition year on recto and titles and photo credit to Timothy H. O'Sullivan imprinted on verso (except one 1872 view credited to William Bell ). This grouping consists primarily of landscape views of Canon de Chelly, the Apache areas of eastern Arizona, the Conejos River Valley and Cerro Blanco Mountains in south-central Colorado, and the Shoshone Falls on the Snake River in Idaho. Notable views include No. 7, showing two expedition members with a pack mule; Nos. 22 and 25, showing expedition camps in Canon de Chelly; No. 31, showing two expedition members posed with armed Coyotero Apache Scouts; and No. 43, showing two expedition members posed with a camera in the ruins of San Juan Pueblo. Auctioneer's Note: The lot contains 22 stereoviews (not 21 as stated in printed catalog.)
Most with light soiling, light edge and corner wear, and some with small, light brown stains.