The Plaza, Lima, Peru

Object Details

Title:

The Plaza, Lima, Peru

Artist/Maker(s):

Unknown maker, American

Attributed to Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - 1916)

Culture:

American

Date:

about 1852

Medium:

Daguerreotype

Dimensions:

Plate: 10.8 x 14 cm (4 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

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Watkins could have made this study of the Lima Cathedral on his return to California from New York via South America in 1852.

Exhibitions
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