Agassiz Rock and the Yosemite Falls, from Union Point

Object Details

Title:

Agassiz Rock and the Yosemite Falls, from Union Point

Artist/Maker:

Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - 1916)

Culture:

American

Date:

about 1878

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

2004.70

Dimensions:

54.4 × 39.2 cm (21 7/16 × 15 7/16 in.)

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The subject is a notable rock formation in Yosemite, which fell shortly after this photograph was made. Mammoth

Exhibitions
Photographers of Genius (March 16 to July 25, 2004)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), March 16 to July 25, 2004
Yosemite: Art of an American Icon (September 24, 2006 to January 21, 2007)
  • Museum of the American West (Los Angeles), September 24, 2006 to January 21, 2007
Dialogue Among Giants: Carleton Watkins and the Rise of Photography in California (October 14, 2008 to March 1, 2009)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), October 14, 2008 to March 1, 2009