El Capitan, 3600 ft., Yo Semite

Object Details

Title:

El Capitan, 3600 ft., Yo Semite

Artist/Maker:

Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - 1916)

Culture:

American

Place:

Yosemite, California, United States, North America (Place created)

Date:

negative 1861; print about 1866

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

85.XM.11.4

Dimensions:

39.1 × 51.3 cm (15 3/8 × 20 3/16 in.)

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Bibliography

Naef, Weston J. and James N. Wood. Era of Exploration: The Rise of Landscape Photography in the American West, 1860-1885, with an essay by Therese Thau Heyman (Buffalo: Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Boston: distributed by New York Graphic Society, 1975), pl. 2.

Naef, Weston J. Carleton Watkins in Yosemite (Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2008), pl. 8.