Simpson Expedition, 1859

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Title

Simpson Expedition, 1859

Description

"Crossing the Great Salt Lake Desert from Simpson's Spring to Short cut Pass, Granite Mountain in the distance." Illustrations of the Captain James H. Simpson expedition in 1859, H.V.A. von Beckh was the artist with the expedition in 1859, and J.J. Young made the finished water colors. Courtesy of the National Archives, Washington D.C.

Date

1859

Creator

H.V.A. von Beckh was the artist with the expedition in 1859, and J.J. Young made the finished water colors.

Source

https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6d227dz

Spatial Coverage

Tooele County; Utah

Subject

The West: Surveys & Expeditions; Great Salt Lake Desert; Scientific expeditions; Exploring expeditions; West (U.S.) -- Surveys; Surveys

Digital Collection

Classified Photograph Collection

Rights

Digital Image © 2009 Utah State Historical Society. All Rights Reserved.

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