Ruins in ancient pueblo of San Juan, Colorado [sic]
O'Sullivan, Timothy H., 1840-1882.
A man stands beside stone and adobe Native American Ancestral Puebloan (Anasazi) ruins, Salmon Ruins, near Bloomfield (San Juan County), New Mexico. A man's jacket hangs on a ruin wall and a ruler is on the ground near a box of possibly supplies. Sagebrush and hills are near the structure.
"Geographical Explorations & Surveys West of the 100th Meridian, Expedition of 1874. Under Command of Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps of Eng'rs." printed on mat board.; Cover sheet corrects "Colorado" in the title, with "New Mexico" and has descriptive information about the ruins.; Number: "5" etched on original negative and reproduced in photographic print.; Seal printed on mat board reads: "War Department, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army" beside an eagle and banner emblem that reads: "Essayons".; Title, attribution and "No. 21" printed on mat board.; R7110027152. U.S.G.S. folio. 6 ; print 19
1 photographic print : albumen ; 20 x 28 cm. (8 x 11 in.) mounted on mat board 40 x 50 cm. (16 x 20 in.)
Is Part Of
Geographical and geological explorations and surveys west of the 100th meridian, 1871-1874 (Wheeler).; U.S.G.S. West. Folio 6.
Indians of North America--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Pueblo Indians--Antiquities & archaeological sites--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Salmon Ruins (N.M.)--1870-1880.; San Juan County (N.M.)--1870-1880.; Archaeological sites--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Expeditions & surveys--New Mexico--San Juan County--1870-1880.; Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)
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