The Guardian of the Desert (1)

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Title The Guardian of the Desert (1)
Identifier 001S
Subject Landforms--Utah--Millard County--Photographs; Rock formations; Poetry
Description For eons it has stood...a Guardian over an empty waste....waiting....waiting for a future....a future which Omniscience willed should unfold...It came...objectivity in the fleshly tabernacle...a Guardian...a founder...a brief term...a trek...a people in Zion...a Deseret...they needing guidance...a founder passed objectified in guide, direct, watch over,..guard. For ages it has seen a future pass...for ages it will stand... rich in inspiration...a symbol of FAITH a prophecy objectified in stone...THE GUARDIAN OF THE DESERT. By Frank A. Beckwith. (This rock formation, officially named the "Great Stone Face," is part of the Black Rock lava flow in the Pahvant Valley, Millard County, Utah)
Spatial Coverage Great Stone Face (Utah); Millard County (Utah)
Creator Beckwith, Frank Asahel, 1876-1951
Publisher Hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1948
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation image/tiff
Source Envelope s
Language eng
Relation Frank Asahel Beckwith Collection
Coverage Utah
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2003, Beckwith Family. All rights reserved
Holding Institution Delta City Library
Source Material Color photograph
Source Physical Dimensions 8cm x 11cm
Archival Resolution Archival TIFF: 3000 x 4600
Low Resolution JPEG: 800 x 600
Bit Depth 8-bit
Scanning Device Creo-Scitex Eversmart Jazz+ flatbed scanner
ARK ark:/87278/s62z41pp
Setname dc_bpc
Date Created 2004-08-18
Date Modified 2012-09-25
ID 125614
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