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Title: Man standing near edge of Sunset Rock, J. H. Gaston, Lookout Mountain Photography Gallery

Catalog Number: 2017.031.0001

Date (Years): 1899-1901

Description:

A man stands near the edge of a rocky precipice, Sunset Rock on Lookout Mountain. He is wearing a dark, three-piece suit, white shirt, bow tie, and bowler hat. He is holding an umbrella in his left hand. The man has short hair and a neat moustache. Heavy forest covers the land below the precipice. In the far distance is the Tennessee River and valley. This is a reversed image on tin and dates from 1899-1901.

Point Hotel can just be seen in the distant background on Point Lookout, over the man’s right shoulder.

The image is unmarked but attributed to the photographer, J. H. Gaston.

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