Mastodon bones exposed
creator of digital collection
Jesse Dade Figgins
Photograph of mastodon bones found near Tucumcari, New Mexico. The photographer, Jesse Dade Figgins, was director of the museum from 1909 to 1935 and often in the field. Here is documenting a mastodon excavation.
date of photograph
USA, New Mexico, Quay County
yes, color corrected using Photoshop CS4
Original 5 X 7 nitrate negative scanned with Epson Expression 10000X at 500 dpi.
use with permission Denver Museum of Nature & Science