“Grand Canyon”

Thomas Moran. From The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah, 1876.

Image of Grand Canyon

Artist Thomas Moran participated in a government survey of the Yellowstone River area in 1871. His vivid sketches, such as this one, influenced Congress’s decision to declare the area a national park.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book Section
Title Grand Canyon
Short Title Grand Canyon, 1876
Book Title The Yellowstone National Park, and the Mountain Regions of Portions of Idaho, Nevada, Colorado and Utah
Place of Publication Boston
Publisher L. Prang and Company
Creator Thomas Moran
Publication Date 1876
Call Number VAULT oversize Graff 1830
Location Special Collections 4th floor