Hoover Dam -- retouched photo


Hoover Dam -- retouched photo
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Original Date
View of Hoover Dam and surrounding area with Fortification Hill in the background. This is a postcard with the following printed on the front: "This is an actual photo of the retouched photograph from which engraving for the Boulder Dam stamp was made. Original valued at $1600.00." The postage stamp itself is pictured in the upper right hand corner of the postcard. Photo shows the portals to the diversion tunnels, the power houses, the downstream face, the Colorado River, and Lake Mead (the reservoir).
Local subject
Digitization Specifications
This file is derived from a high-resolution (300 dpi, 24-bit) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original using a AGFA Duoscan T 1200 scanner with AGFA FotoLook 32 V3.60.0 scanning software, default color configuration. The TIFF files were converted into the JPEG2000 format.
Image Number
0100 0579
Resource Type
Still Image
Is Part Of
Access and Ordering Information
Not to be reporduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
Contributing Institution
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections. Manis Collection.
Digital Collection

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