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Watkins #11 - River View down Yosemite Valley
Image courtesy of: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles   (Accession Number 85.XM.361.13)
Photographers number:11
Title:River View down Yosemite Valley
Inscription:Recto mount: Signed in dark brown ink l.r. below image, and inscribed in pencil by CEW, River View--down the Valley__Yo Semite;
Date Photographed: 1861
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 148

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Image Size:15 12  x  20 58  in.  (39.4 x 52.4 cm)  —  Horizontal, Dome Top
Mount Size:20 1516  x  27   in.  (53.2 x 68.6 cm)
Provenance to 1900:National Academy of Design Museum  (source: 1985/JPGM notes)

View this image in gallery:Yosemite Valley
Link to image source: Image ID:1005690
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27View of the Valley, from the foot of the Mariposa Trail. El Capitan on the left, Cathedral Rocks on the right, Yosemite Valley, Mariposa Co.
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804View down the Valley from Union Pt, Yosemite Valley
1001View up the Valley from the foot of the Mariposa Trail, Yosemite
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