From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleGreat Falls Of The Yellowstone, 360 Ft.
About this objectFrank Jay Haynes (1853 – 1921), was also known as F. Jay or the Professor. Minnesota born, F. J. Haynes was a photographer, publisher and entrepreneur. The photographer was at the cutting-edge of documenting through photographs—the settlement and early history of the Northwest. Haynes became the main photographer for the Northern Pacific Railway and the Yellowstone National Park. The photographs taken by Haynes, were extensively published in articles, journals, and books. It is also important to note, that throughout the 19th and 20th centuries his work was compiled into stereo-graphs and postcards. An important and beautiful set of 12 unbound Albumen prints are part of the “Scenery of Yellowstone National Park” portfolio, and this set is indicative of the quality documentary photographs taken by the photographer. Depicted in the image is one of the two major waterfalls on the Yellowstone River. The waterfall resides in the Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States. The Yellowstone River flows north from the Yellowstone Lake, where it leaves the Haydon Valley. The river first flows over the Upper Yellowstone Falls and then a quarter of a mile downstream to the Lower Yellowstone Falls. The water then enters the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone.
Place MadeYellowstone National Park
MakerHaynes, F. J.
Portfolio TitleScenery Of The Yellowstone National Park
Date Madec.a. 1883
Medium and MaterialsAlbumen Print
Inscription and Marksrecto: [printed label] GREAT FALLS OF YELLOWSTONE, 360 Ft. SCENERY OF THE YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK. F. JAY HAYNES, PUBLISHERS, FARGO.D.T.
Measurementsimage: 21 cm x 16.5 cm
overall: 30.5 cm x 25.2 cm
Subject and Association Keywords19th century photography
Subject and Association Keywords1800s
Subject and Association KeywordsF. J. Haynes
Subject and Association KeywordsYellowstone National Park
Subject and Association KeywordsAlbumen
Subject and Association KeywordsGreat Falls of the Yellowstone
Subject and Association KeywordsLandscape
Subject and Association Keywordsnature