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Elevated View of the Mississippi River



Elevated View of the Mississippi River
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Title: Elevated View of the Mississippi River
Description: Elevated view of the Mississippi River from a bluff. There is a farm and other houses along the shoreline, and in the foreground a boy stands on the bluff near a tree and rock outcropping.

Image ID: 103330
Creation
Date:
1915 ca.
Creator
Name:
Unknown
City, State: De Soto, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Vanderbilt, Paul : Paul Vanderbilt "Iconography of Wisconsin" Photo Series, Discussions, 1965-1967 and 1982-1984
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Appears in Thematic Panel Image ID: 102474

Ex coll. Fred L. Holmes. This particular bluff, 465 feet high, is known as Carrickmore, from the Gaelic "carrick" (rock) and "more" (large). A boy named Paul Loftus is shown gathering violets among the outcroppings.

Subjects: Flowers
Plants
Trees
Dwellings
Cities and towns
Formations (Geology)
Landscape
Farm buildings
Farms
Mississippi River
Children
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress
Shorelines
Islands
Hills
Coats
 

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