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TitleSixteen people on wooden walkway at the head of Echo River, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892
CollectionsGlass Plate Negatives
Descriptive InformationPhotograph - head of Echo River (glass negative) glass negative -head of Echo River- Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- this glass negative that was photographed by Ben Harris [Hains] in 1892; printed in New Albany, Indiana. Photograph on trail to the Echo River in Mammoth Cave. Glass negative shows a wooden walkway along an underground river with sixteen people being on the boardwalk - the last person in the line is carrying the lunch basket. In the lower left corner of the negative is an inscription "065 head of Echo River". 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: 1 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.
LocationsMammoth Cave National Park, Edmonson County, Kentucky(37.19758,-86.13089)
Mediumglass plate negatives
Held By Mammoth Cave National Park
Box Accession Ellis Jones Collection Glass Plate Negatives Box 1 MACA 3724-MACA 3743 Rehoused June 1999 !!FRAGILE!!