Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829-1916); First View of the Yosemite Valley from the Mariposa Trail;
Lot 4217
Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829-1916); First View of the Yosemite Valley from the Mariposa Trail;
Sold for US$ 1,586 inc. premium
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Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829-1916)
First View of the Yosemite Valley from the Mariposa Trail, 1865-66
Imperial albumen print, printed c. 1885, on the original mount, with Taber's credit, title and inventory number 'A 1.' in the negative; titled in pencil in an unidentified hand on the paper mount, in very good condition aside from a few light surface scratches, the top edge of the image appears to a slightly faded, framed.
8 1/8 x 12 1/8in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco

    Literature:
    Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs, 1861-1874, pl. 1; Carleton E. Watkins, Photographer of The American West, p. 29
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