George Sternberg Album #2 - Early Canadian Views
 

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Identifier

sa2-084-00

Approximate Date

1915

Description

This page is from George Sternberg's personal photo album. These four black-and-white photos were collected by paleontologist George Sternberg. The top left photo shows two men wrapping fossils to prepare for transport. The top right photo shows the area where between 20-30 large leg bones were found. The bottom left photo shows the area where the American Museum faculty had found fossils during a trip in 1912. The bottom right photo shows the breaks as they go into the plains. Underneath each of these photos is an inscription written by Sternberg.

Physical Description

11 x 15 inch post-bound photographic scrapbook

Language

eng

Publisher

Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections

Rights

Copyright University Archives, Fort Hays State University

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Transcription

R.-21, T.-32, S.-19. ; 35160-16. Wrapping scattered bones in what we call a bone bed. ; 35156-16. We collected some 20 or 30 good bones from this quarry mostly large leg bones. ; 35168-16. Several specimens were collected by the American Museum party with in the bounds of this picture, [illegible word] 1912. ; 35165-16. Our last camp on A. Peterson's home stead [sic] [homestead]. The scow has been pulled out on shore where it will remain all winter. Note how rapidly the brakes [sic] [breaks] descend to the prairie level.

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