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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.

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



Early churches in Utah and Wyoming

The mining ghost town of Mercur

Construction of the Salt Lake Tabernacle

Historic buildings in Utah

30 years of iconic rock and roll in Utah

Life on the Ute Reservation in early the 1900s

Women’s fashion in the 1960s

Dogs in Utah around 1900

Utah’s early cultural diversity

 

 

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