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Object Name Print
Title Book illustration, "Entrance to the Gothic Avenue"
Catalog Number 2004.41.380
Creator Bauer & Teschemacher's Lithography; Campbell, T.
Date 1845
Material(s) Paper
Dimensions H-4.375 W-7.25 inches
Description This is a painting by T. Campbell from an area in Mammoth Cave from 1845. The image is titled "Entrance to the Gothic Avenue" and depicts an open area in a cave with a man standing at the top of rocks holding a torch in the background. The rocks go down a layer at a time and the bottom layer, in the middle of the image, have wooden steps leading up to the top of the first layer with a figure standing at the top of the stairs. In the foreground there is an open area of flat rock and a wooden structure at the right of the painting.
Notes There are no notes for this piece.
Collection Martin F. Schmidt Collection
People Campbell, T.
Schmidt, Martin F.
Subjects Caves
Rocks
Search Terms Mammoth Cave (Ky.)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS