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TitleFairy Grotto, Violet City section, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892
CollectionsGlass Plate Negatives
Descriptive InformationPhotograph - 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.
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!!