Landscape view taken from the lake at the base of Obsidian cliff, with the cliff's sheer rocky face at the right side of the frame and a high sloping hill densely lined with trees at the left side of the frame. Lily pads rest on the surface of the water, and the landscape is relfected upon it.


  • Title: Obsidian Cliff
  • Creator: Frank Jay Haynes
  • Date Created: about 1885
  • Location Created: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 12.6 × 20.3 cm (4 15/16 × 8 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Gelatin silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XM.630.17
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Frank Jay Haynes (American, 1853 - 1921)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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