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John Hillers: The German-American Government Photographer Who Captured an 1872 Photo of Grand Canyon

John Hillers was an American government photographer originally from Germany. He captured an 1872 photo of Grand Canyon in Arizona. Read more about his interesting background on Wikipedia.
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This is a very old, 1872, photo of Grand Canyon in Arizona. Way off in the distance is a man sitting on the ledge (near the left). That is John Hiller, an American government photographer. He was originally from Germany, arriving in the United States in 1852. Read more about his interesting background on Wikipedia.

View from top of the Grand Canyon. Man sitting on ledge is John Hillers.

Source: Library of Congress

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