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Title Deserted Chamber
Collection Magnesium Light Views in Mammoth Cave
Object Name Stereoview
Catalog Number 015PC38.11
Description Mammoth Cave Views, No. 17 "Deserted Chamber." Verso reads, Is a dreary looking room about 100 feet in length. The guide in the picture is entering the chamber from the narrow passage beneath the "Giant's Coffin." In "Wooden Bowl Chamber" adjoining this apartment, a curious looking Indian bowl was found. The Indians used long reeds filled with deer's fat as torches to guide them through the cave.

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, Emporium of American and Foreign Stereoscopic Views, Chromos and Albums, 591 Broadway, Opposite Metropolitan Hotel, New York.

Negative by Charles Waldack, Cincinnati, Ohio

[SEE ALSO: MAC-143 through MAC-151 for more views from this series]
Photographer Waldack, Charles L.
Date 1866
Place Kentucky / Edmonson County / Mammoth Cave
Copyright Charles L. Waldack, 1866
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