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Historical Photographs: 1868 Dinner in the Field

In camp near Salt Lake City in the summer of 1868. Clarence King and James Gardner sit on either side of a tripod of rifles and a barometer. James Marryatt, King's cook and valet is on the right. All three men are formally dressed for dinner, a custom King honored in the field whenever possible. Photograph by Timothy O'Sullivan. (U.S. Geological Survey)
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1868 Dinner in the Field