10/30/2013 04:57 pm ET | Updated Oct 31, 2013

Mary Anne Kluth on the ImageBlog

“…the green hills were scarcely half a mile wide, the barren, rugged sandstone hills rising immediately back of these slaty green hills. The sandstone ridge is a continuous one, and has but one break… a rent or fissure divides the ridge, but a few feet wide at the narrowest part and several hundred feet high.”
p. 75
archival inkjet print on Hahnemuhle paper, printed while in residence at Kala Art Institute
36 x 48 inches
An image made entirely out of digital photos of theme park landscapes to match the description, taken from Up and Down California in 1860-1864: the journal of William H. Brewer, edited by Francis P. Farquhar, 4th Ed. , which is used as a title.