Twenty years after the dedication of the United States’ first national park, Thomas “Yellowstone” Moran revisited and painted the landscape that had made him famous. This view of the passage known as the Golden Gate also highlights another development, the rise of tourism in the park, signaled by a new trestle engineered to bolster a perilous though increasingly traveled road through the park. “Golden Gate, Yellowstone National Park,” 1893. #oiloncanvas #yellowstone #highnoon by highmuseumofart


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