Mormon Bar

Currently on view at: Getty Center, Museum West Pavilion, Gallery W003

Object Details

Title:

Mormon Bar

Artist/Maker:

Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - 1916)

Culture:

American

Place:

California, United States (Place created)

Date:

about 1859–1860

Medium:

Salted paper print

Object Number:

84.XM.171.19

Dimensions:

33.8 × 41.8 cm (13 5/16 × 16 7/16 in.)

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The built environment within the landscape was of great interest to Watkins.

Exhibitions
Carleton Watkins: Western Landscape and the Classical Vision (March 13 to May 27, 1990)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), March 13 to May 27, 1990
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
Paper Promises: Early American Photography (February 27 to May 27, 2018)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), February 27 to May 27, 2018