Look Back: Prominent artists from Utah’s early days
First Published Oct 25 2013 07:29AM
Last Updated Apr 18 2014 10:53 am
Photo Courtesy Utah State Historical Society
Frederick S. Dellenbaugh was an explorer and painter. From 1871 to 1873, he was artist and assistant topographer with Major Powell's second expedition down the Colorado River. That expedition discovered the last unknown river in the United States, the Escalante River and the previously undiscovered Henry Mountains located in South Central Utah North of Lake Powell.
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Each Friday, The Salt Lake Tribune presents images from its archives in a special series called A Look Back. This week's installment features photos of prominent artists from Uah's early history.
Every gallery of the series is available at www.sltrib.com/topics/lookback. Here are some of them:
Utah firefighters at the turn of the 19th century
Historic bars and saloons in Utah
Early settlers in Idaho
The 1988 Yellowstone fire
Episcopal mission on Navajo land in Bluff in 1950
Hotels and boarding houses in the late 1800s
Pony Express, postal service and telegraph in Utah