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Title Column of Hercules
Collection Subject Photograph Collection
Object Name Stereoview
Catalog Number MAC-144
Description Magnesium Light Views in Mammoth Cave series, No. 8 "Column of Hercules." Verso reads, Is also in the "Gothic Chapel." It is formed by the union of stalactites and stalagmites, is eight feet in height and thirty in circumference. The length of time necessary to form such a column may be inferred from the fact that it takes fifty years to form an incrustation no thicker than a wafer.

Published by E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, American and Foreign Stereoscopic Emporium, 501 Broadway, New York.

[SEE ALSO: Magnesium Light Views in Mammoth Cave, 015PC38 for more from this series]
Photographer Waldack, Charles L.
Date 1866
Place Kentucky / Edmonson County / Mammoth Cave
Copyright Charles L. Waldack, 1866
Search Terms Mammoth Cave
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