Monument Rock, Echo Canyon
3.3125 HIGH x 3.3125 WIDE x 0.125 DEEP
(8.41 HIGH x 0.32 DEEP)
Museum Purchase

"Mon. R. No. 3. [written upside down]" handwritten in ink at bottom right on lantern slide edge. "Sedgwick [written upside down]" handwritten in ink at bottom left on lantern slide edge. "308 [308 is crossed out] 309" handwritten in ink at bottom center on lantern slide edge.

"Monument Rock no. 3 Sedgwick #308." Russell no. 309. Old number may be Russell negative number. See donor file.

"307. Monument Rock Echo Canon" Russell number and title per Glenn Willumson. "The geological formation received its name, not only for its appearance, but also because it marks approximately the 1000 mile mark from Ohama, Nebraska. It was also called dog rock because of the dog-like appearance of the top of the rock." Information source is from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, March 5, 1870, p.120. Remarks per Glenn Willumson for the NEA Russell Grant, July 2013 - June 2015. Titles derived from the lists on the verso of Russell stereographs published after his return to New York in fall 1869.

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

Used: Stephen J. Sedgwick

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