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    Thirty-Two Stereoviews from the United States Topographical and Geological Survey of the Colorado River of the West by J. W. Powell and A. H. Thompson. John Wesley Powell, a Civil War veteran, botanist, and geologist lead an expedition down the Colorado River to document the geology and botany of the river and its canyons. On Powell's second survey of the river, sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey, between 1871 and 1874, he and his crew photographed views and landmarks along Green and Colorado Rivers in Wyoming, Utah, and Arizona. This selection of thirty-two stereoview images are part of the 324 image set that was published by J. F. Jarvis. A fine selection from this rare set. From the estate collection of E.F. Mueller.

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