View looking out at a mountainside which appears to be partially covered in snow, seen from an adjacent peak. Dried brush and bare trees cover the mountaintop in the foreground. Another range of mountains is visible in the distance.


  • Title: On the Mountaintops
  • Creator: Joseph Collier
  • Date Created: 1874
  • Location Created: Colorado, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 11.4 × 8.9 cm (4 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XB.1113.2.3
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Joseph Collier (American, born Scotland, 1836 - 1910)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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