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Jackson, William Hicks (1835-1903) [Lower Falls, Yellowstone]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02436.24 Author/Creator: Jackson, William Hicks (1835-1903) Place Written: [Washington] Type: Photograph Date: 1880-1895 Pagination: 1 photo ; 35.2 x 27.8 cm. Order a Copy

"Lower Falls, Yellowstone" is written in pencil on the back of the photograph. The photograph depicts a waterfall spilling through two mountains. With gilded edges.

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