Legends of the Falls

February 28, 2011

By Conor Risch

Thomas Joshua Cooper first saw Timothy H. O’Sullivan’s black-and-white photographs of Shoshone Falls in 1965, when Cooper was a young man yet to embark on his long and distinguished photography career. O’Sullivan, who was born in 1840 and died in 1882, had made the images during two trips to the falls on the Snake River in Idaho; one in 1886...

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