Reeds Rock near [View] Summit
3.25 HIGH x 3.25 WIDE x 0.125 DEEP
(8.25 HIGH x 0.32 DEEP)
Museum Purchase

"83 Reeds Rock. 8235. Sherman S[??, written upside down]" handwritten in ink at bottom on lantern slide edge.

"Reed's Rock 8235 Sherman Sta #83" Two men atop rock formation. Old number may be Russell negative number. See donor file.

"Image is Oakland [Russell negative] number 84. Reeds Rock near [View] Summit. Lantern slide is derived from a stereographic negative" remarks per Glenn Willumson. "This rock outcropping was dismantled c.1881 to construct the Ames monument.

http://wyoparks.state.wy.us/Site/SiteInfo.aspx?siteID=16. For further information see James O'Gorman, "Man Made Mountain," in The Railroad in American Art (1988)."Remarks per Glenn Willumson for the NEA Russell Grant, July 2013 - June 2015.

Public Domain Mark
This work (by Andrew J. Russell), identified by Oakland Museum of California, is free of known copyright restrictions.

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