#150. Washakie Bad-Lands - Wyoming. 6 x 8.5, chromolithograph. Title on plate. This picture is Plate XV in Clarence King's Systematic Geology, published in 1878. It is based on an oil sketch by Gilbert Munger. He was guest artist with King's 40th Parallel Geological Survey in 1869 and 1870. The Washakie Badlands are part of the Washakie Basin in Wyoming, which is located about 30 miles south of Green River City WY where the railroad crosses the Green River. Chromolithograph #143 depicts the same area. QFD 39. Image is a direct scan of the plate.
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