Title:Yussemite Valley (Californie)
Yosemite Valley, California
Creator/Contributor:Watkins, Carleton E., 1829-1916, creator, photographer.
Two views from Watkins' 1865-1866 trips to Yosemite, possibly printed later. Views may be reduced versions of his mammoth
plate views. Upper view captioned "South Dome en fond de la vallée." Lower view captioned: "Cathedral Rocks." The upper
view is identifcal to Watkins' mammoth plate view number 101, Half Dome from Glacier Point, Yosemite. The lower view is identical
to Watkins' mammoth plate view number 21, Cathedral Rock, Yosemite. Both mammoth views date to 1865-1866.
Yosemite Valley (Calif.) -- Pictorial works
Title from mount.
Photographed by Carleton E. Watkins.
Calligraphic manuscript captions, in French.
Lower print is numbered 32 in ms, on mount. Upper print is unnumbered.
Carleton E. Watkins. Yussemite Valley (Californie). BANC PIC 2002.151--B , The Bancroft Library, University of California,
One sheet from a set of an unknown number of identically mounted and captioned views that was broken up by photograph dealers
in the 1980s or 1990s. A dealer's unproven anecdote suggests some association with Watkins's exhibition at the Paris Exposition
2 photographs on 1 mount : albumen prints ; prints 11 x 15 cm, mount 45 x 32 cm.
BANC PIC 2002.151--B
BANC PIC 2002.151