A Series of Views of the Celebrated Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

Today I found a link via eBay.  A set of images from  Gleason’s Pictorial (Boston, MA) dated June 5, 1852 depicting Mammoth Cave was for sale.   I found a copy of the the first six months of the year of 1852 for the paper at http://www.archive.org  Other compilations are available there as well.

In this pictorial essay the caption reads:  A Series of Views of the Celebrated Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. A blurb earlier in the volume reads: A fine series of capital views of the great Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, taken on the spot by our artist. Mr. Leslie, These scenes embrace, first, a view of the Cave House; second, a view from the outside of the Entrance to the Cave; third, a view of the Entrance from the interior; fourth. Entrance to the Gothic Gate; fifth, the Gothic Chapel; sixth, the Star Chamber; seventh, the Bottomless Pit; and eighth, a view of the River Styx, forming a valuable and accurate series of illustrations of this great wonder of the world.

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Leslie, Mr. 1852.  A Series of Views of the Celebrated Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.  Gleason’s Pictorial (Boston, MA) dated June 5, 1852. in Gleason’s Pictorial, 1852. A fine series of capital views of the great Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, taken on the spot by our artist. Mr. Leslie, These scenes embrace, first, a view of the Cave House; second, a view from the outside of the Entrance to the Cave; third, a view of the Entrance from the interior; fourth. Entrance to the Gothic Gate; fifth, the Gothic Chapel; sixth, the Star Chamber; seventh, the Bottomless Pit; and eighth, a view of the River Styx, forming a valuable and accurate series of illustrations of this great wonder of the world.  https://archive.org/details/gleasonspictoria02glea  and https://ia700700.us.archive.org/30/items/gleasonspictoria02glea/gleasonspictoria02glea.pdf 

Edward Forrest Frank

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About Edward Forrest Frank

My name is Edward Frank. By training I am a geologist with published research on caves found in the United States, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic. I am the webmaster, BBS administrator, and run the Facebook Page for the Native Tree Society and am involved with tree research with the group. I am the author, or coauthor, of a number of tree related articles and publications available for download from the NTS website and NTS BBS. I edit the monthly magazine for the group - eNTS Magazine. I write science fiction and fantasy stories reflecting a lifelong love of the genres. Most recently I published a fantasy role playing game Knarf 4, available through Amazon Kindle. I have an extensive science fiction and fantasy library and have long enjoyed table top role-playing games. Not satisfied with commercially available games, I started creating my own game variations in the mid 1980's. Knarf 4 is latest version best version of those games. I also write non-fiction. I currently am working on a book on "The Old-Growth Forests of Cook Forest State Park, PA" targeting older children and teens. I am suave, sophisticated, funny, kind, considerate, thoughtful, brilliant, devilishly handsome, and above all modest.
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