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Nineteen Gypsum flowers and needles, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1908 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph -gypsum formations (glass negative) glass negative- gypsum flowers and needles-Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- the photographer is unknown; the locality is also unknown; 1908. This glass negative is of twenty different gypsum flowers and needles and other gypsum formations. This is a clear glass negative for a black and white photograph. In the lower center of the photo is an inscription "copyrighted, 1908, by H. C. Ganter. "measurements: height 253 mm, width: 203 mm. thickness: 2 mm. Condition: goodthe original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology.
Old wooden bridge across the Bottomless Pit, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1890 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph -bridge over bottomless pit (glass negative) glass negative-bridge over bottomless pit - Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- this glass negative that was taken by an unknown photographer; locality is unknown circa 1890. Taken at the bottomless pit in Mammoth Cave. Glass negative shows the old wooden bridge across the bottomless pit - this photo shows six upright supports and a cable extending from the far end (serves as a railing) the pit itself can not be seen. There is an inscription in the center of the bottom of the photo"copyright(89) by ganter and darnell"measurements: height 202 mm, width: 254 mm. thickness: 1.5 mm. Condition: good. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, tourist trade, trails.
Inside the entrance to Mammoth Cave in winter, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph - entrance to Mammoth Cave (glass negative) glass negative: historic entrance to Mammoth Cave in the winter;- - the photographer is unknown; location of printing is unknown; date is unknown. This photograph was taken at the entrance to Mammoth Cave. This photograph shows the cave entrance(taken from inside) looking out - the photo was taken in winter and shows snow and large ice formations at the entrance; the left side of the entrance has a single row of stone steps leading into the cave. This is a glass negative for a black and white photograph. There are not any inscriptions. Condition: good - there are minor scratches on the glass negative. Measurements: height 254 mm, width: 202 mm. thickness: 2 mm. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology, trails, clothing and dress, lighting , lanterns, tourist trade.
Trees growing around entrance to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph -old entrance (glass negative) glass negative-old entrance- Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- This glass negative that was photographed by ben hain; printed in New Albany, Indiana; circa 1892. Photographed at the historic entrance to Mammoth Cave. Glass negative shows the entrance to Mammoth Cave with a dirt trail leading to the entrance, showing four storage boxes next to the trail. There is an inscription in the lower left corner "01 entrance from a distance". There is another inscription in the lower right corner" Ben Hains cave photographer. New Albany, Ind., U.S.A.". Measurements: height 202 mm, width: 252 mm. Thickness: 2 mm. Condition: good. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, tourist trade, trails.
H. C. Ganter at Mammoth Cave entrance, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph -entrance to Mammoth Cave glass negativeglass negative: - H. C. Ganter at the entrance to Mammoth Cave, Kentucky - the photographer is unknown; the location of printing is unknown; date is unknown. Photo taken at the natural entrance to Mammoth Cave. This glass negative shows a man wearing an three(3) piece suit with a hat and walking stick standing at the historic entrance to Mammoth Cave. This negative is for a black and white photograph. No inscriptions. Condition: good. Measurements: height 202 mm, width: 252 mm. thickness: 2 mm. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Hotels, transportation, winter, tourist trade.
Cave interior with graffiti, ladder, Corkscrew, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Black and white glass slide with black tape framing the glass edges and binding them together. Glass negative is covered with a clear piece of glass on emulsion side. Caption: Mammoth Cave and vicinity. 34 the corkscrew (near middle), copyrighted and for sale by H. C. Ganter, Mam. Cave handwritten white tag in lower right corner: 385 gold line border backing glass cracked caves this is part of the Cutliff collection.
Fairy Grotto, Violet City section, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph - Fairy Grotto (glass negative) glass negative- Fairy Grotto-Mammoth Cave, Kentucky - this photograph was taken by Ben Hains; printed in New Albany, Indiana;1892; this photo was taken in the violet city section of Mammoth Cave. Glass negative shows several stalactites and stalagmites- this is a negative for a black and white photograph. There is an inscription in the lower left corner"059 fairy grotto"; and another inscription in the lower right corner "copyrighted 1892, by H. C. Ganter, Ben Hains, cave photographer, New Albany, Ind. U.S.A." "measurements: height 202 mm, width: 252 mm. thickness: 2 mmcondition: goodthe original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology.
Man, holding a lantern, standing between the steps in the Corkscrew, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph - Corkscrew (glass negative) glass negative: the Corkscrew-Mammoth Cave, Kentucky- the photographer is unknown; location is unknown; date is unknown. This photograph was taken in the Corkscrew which is above the "River Hall" section of Mammoth Cave. This photograph shows two sets of wooden steps located between several; large boulders inside of Mammoth Cave - there is a man standing between the steps and is holding an open flame lantern; the man has a hat on and is wearing a neck tie. There is not any kind of title or inscription on this photograph. Condition: fair. Measurements: height 253 mm, width: 202 mm. thickness: 2 mmthe original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology, trails, clothing and dress, lighting , lanterns, tourist trade.
Gypsum specimen from Mammoth Cave lying on cloth, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Glass negative: gysum specimen. Inscribed on the bottom edge is "copyright 1908 by H. C. Ganter". The date of the photograph is unknown. This is a glass negative for an black and white photograph. Measurements: height 202 mm, width: 252 mm. Thickness: 2 mm. Condition: good. Commerce, tourism, geology.
Cave interior with graffiti, ladder, Corkscrew, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Black and white glass slide with black tape framing the glass edges and binding them together. Glass negative is covered with a clear piece of glass on emulsion side. Caption: Mammoth Cave and vicinity. 34 the corkscrew (near middle), copyrighted and for sale by H. C. Ganter, Mam. Cave handwritten white tag in lower right corner: 385 gold line border backing glass cracked caves this is part of the Cutliff collection.
Flowstone formation resembling frozen cascada in Mites Cave, Kentucky, 1892 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph - Frozen Cascada (glass negative) glass negative: mites cave - the Frozen Cascada-- photo was taken by Ben Hains; photo developed at New Albany, Indiana; 1892; this photograph was taken in mites cave. This glass negative show an close of a flowstone formation that looks like a frozen cascada- this formation is solid rock. Across the bottom of the photo is a printed inscription "0102, mites cave- the frozen cascada" and also "copyrighted 1892 by H. C. Ganter.. Ben Hains, cave photographer.. New Albany, Ind, U.S.A.". This is a negative for a black and white photo.measurements: height 252 mm, width: 202 mm. thickness: 2 mmcondition: goodthe original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology.
Man standing in a narrow canyon, Elbow crevice, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1898 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph -Elbow Crevice (glass negative) glass negative- Elbow Crevice- Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- this glass negative that was taken by Ben Hains; printed in New Albany, Indiana; 1898; copyrighted by H.C. Ganter; taken at the Elbow Crevice in Mammoth Cave. Glass negative shows - this photo shows man standing in a narrow canyon that appears to be about thirty five feet high with a small box laying in the trail in the foreground. There is an inscription in the lower left corner"032 elbow crevice" and another inscription in the lower right corner "copyrighted, 1898, by H. C. Ganter. Ben Hains cave photographer, New Albany, Ind. USA"measurements: height 254 mm, width: 202 mm. Thickness: 2 mm. Condition: good. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, tourist trade, trails.
Cave guide looking at Lovers Leap, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph - Lovers Leap (glass negative) glass negative; Lovers Leap - Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- This is a glass negative that was photographed by Ben Harris [Hains] in 1892; printed in New Albany, Indiana photo taken in gothic avenue of Mammoth Cave. Glass negative shows a large rock protruding out above a cave guide that is dressed in nickers with a long sleeved coat and carrying an open flame lantern. In the lower left corner of the negative is an inscription "031 lovers leap". There is another inscription in the lower right corner" copyrighted 1892 by H. C. Ganter. Ben Harris cave photographer. New Albany, Ind., U.S.A.". Measurements: height 254 mm, width: 204 mm. Thickness: 3 mm. Condition: good. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Guide, caves, tourist trade, lantern, clothing and dress.
Multiple textile fragments, sandals cording, Mammoth Cave and vicinity, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Glass negative: multiple textile fragments, sandals cording. The date and the location of the photograph are all unknown. The image has a 1908 copyright for H. C. Ganter. This is a glass negative for an black and white photograph. Measurements: height 202 mm, width: 252 mm. Thickness: 2 mm. Condition: good. Clothing, native american culture, archaeology.
Man and young boy standing above trail, Acute Angle, Kentucky, 1892 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph - the acute angle (glass negative) glass negative -the acute angle - Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- this is a black /white glass negative that was photographed by Ben Harris [Hains] in 1892; printed in New Albany, Indiana photo taken in broadway of Mammoth Cave. Glass negative shows a large cliff (the Kentucky cliffs) with two men standing above the trail - each man is holding an open flame lantern. In the lower left corner of the negative is an inscription "012 the acute angle". There is another inscription in the lower right corner" copyrighted 1892 by H. C. Ganter. Ben Harris cave photographer. New Albany, Ind. U.S.A.".measurements: height 254 mm, width: 204 mm. Thickness: 2 mm. Condition: good. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981.Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Guide, caves, tourist trade, lantern, clothing and dress.
Alcove in Gothic Avenue in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph -alcove in Gothic Avenue (glass negative) glass negative: an alcove in Gothic Avenue in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky- this photograph was taken by ben hains; printed in New Albany, Indiana; 1892. This photograph was taken of an small alcove on gothic avenue, near the historic section of Mammoth Cave.the photo shows a small alcove just off the main walkway with two stone pillars in the foreground. This is a glass negative for a black and white photograph. There is a printed inscription across the bottom of the photo "060 Mammoth Cave - an alcove in gothic avenue" and "copyrighted 1892 by H. C. Ganter.. Ben Hains, cave photographer.. New Albany, Ind, U.S.A.". measurements: height 202 mm, width: 252 mm. Thickness: 2 mm. Condition: good. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology.
Locked Iron Gate door, Mammoth Cave and vicinity, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Black and white glass slide with black tape framing the glass edges and binding them together. Glass negative is covered with a clear piece of glass on emulsion side. Caption: Mammoth Cave and vicinity. 3 the iron gate, copyrighted and for sale by H. C. Ganter, Mam. cave backing glass cracked gold line border caves this is part of the Cutliff collection.
Illustration of couple in background and onlookers in foreground, Bridal Alter, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1908 Mammoth Cave National Park Photograph - Bridal Altar (glass negative) glass negative-Bridal Altar -Mammoth Cave, Kentucky - this photograph was taken by an unknown photographer; location of printing is unknown; 1908; this photo was taken at the Bridal Altar in Gothic Avenue in Mammoth Caveglass negative shows four dripstone columns that form a natural bridal altar with four people in the foreground and an couple in the Bridal Altar( the peole have been added to the picture) there is an inscription in the lower left corner "Bridal Altar" and another inscription in the lower left corner,"copyright, 1908, by H. C. Ganter". Measurements: height 253 mm, width: 202 mm. thickness: 2 mm. Condition: good. The original blue 10-254 lists this as a gift from Ellis Jones on 14 Dec, 1981. Originally housed gsu c, sh 4 with maca 3608-3645, 3724-3743, 3746-3749, 3872-3888, 3903. Caves, geology.
River Styx running through rock, Mammoth cave and vicinity, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Black and white glass slide with black tape framing the glass edges and binding them together. Glass negative is covered with a clear piece of glass on emulsion side. Caption: Mammoth Cave and vicinity. 38 the river styx, copyrighted and for sale by H. C. Ganter, Mam. Cave handwritten white tag in lower right corner: 386 gold line border caves this is part of the Cutliff collection.
Locked Iron Gate door, Mammoth Cave and vicinity, Kentucky Mammoth Cave National Park Black and white glass slide with black tape framing the glass edges and binding them together. Glass negative is covered with a clear piece of glass on emulsion side. Caption: Mammoth Cave and vicinity. 3 the iron gate, copyrighted and for sale by H. C. Ganter, Mam. cave backing glass cracked gold line border caves this is part of the Cutliff collection.

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