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TitleA group of twelve visitors and two guides having dinner in the cave, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892
CollectionsGlass Plate Negatives
Descriptive InformationPhotograph -dinner in the cave (glass negative) Glass negative dinner in the cave- Mammoth Cave, Kentucky -- this glass negative that was photographed by Ben Hains in 1892; printed in New Albany, Indiana. location of photograph in Mammoth Cave is unknown. Glass negative shows a group of twelve visitors and two guides having dinner in the cave, there are several open flame lanterns in front of the visitors. There is an inscription in the lower left corner "064 dinner in the cave". There is 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 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. Guides, caves, tourist trade, lantern, clothing and dress, food.
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!!