Wholeplate Daguerreotype --Grand Canyon of Yellowstone
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Wholeplate Daguerreotype- Yellowstone Canyon, Yellowstone National Park.
I am pleased to offer another one of my Daguerreotypes on eBay. Although I have been a daguerreotypist for a number of years and my work is included in many private collections, I usually only offer my work through private sales.My current offering is a wholeplate (6.5 x 8.5 inches) Daguerreotype of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone river in Yellowstone National park.
A scan of the Daguerreotype before framing:
Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America's first national park. Located primarily in Wyoming, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk. Preserved within Yellowstone National Park are Old Faithful and a collection of the world's most extraordinary geysers and hot springs, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone river. The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is the first large canyon on the Yellowstone River downstream from the falls. The canyon is up to 900 feet deep (275 m) and a half mile (0.8 km) in width. This Daguerreotype was taken from a vantage point near the brink of the lower Yellowstone falls on the north rim trail, a perspective first photographed by William Henry Jackson in 1871. Jackson's wet collodion photographs, taken during the Hayden expedition,... read more