The J. Paul Getty Museum

[The Domes from Sentinel Dome]

Object Details

Title:

[The Domes from Sentinel Dome]

Artist/Maker:

Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - 1916)

Culture:

American

Place:

Yosemite, Mariposa County, California, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1865 - 1866

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

85.XM.361.14

Dimensions:

41 × 51.8 cm (16 1/8 × 20 3/8 in.)

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Object Description

Mammoth

Bibliography
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. 21. Titled " The Domes from Sentinel Dome" in this reference.

Wolf, Daniel. The American Space: Meaning in Nineteenth-Century Landscape Photography, edited and with notes by Daniel Wolf; introduction by Robert Adams (Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press; Scranton, Pa.: Distributed by Harper & Row, 1983), pl. 6.

Fraenkel Gallery and Peter E. Palmquist. Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs, 1861-1874 (San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery in association with Bedford Arts, 1989), plate 35. Part of a 3-part panorama. See also plates 36-37.