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TitleCave guide looking at Lovers Leap, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky, 1892
CollectionsGlass Plate Negatives
Descriptive InformationPhotograph - 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.
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!!