The J. Paul Getty Museum

Discovery Rocks. Valley of the Yosemite.

Object Details

Title:

Discovery Rocks. Valley of the Yosemite.

Artist/Maker:

Eadweard J. Muybridge (American, born England, 1830 - 1904)

Culture:

American

Place:

Yosemite, California, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1872

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

90.XM.55.5

Dimensions:

43 × 54.7 cm (16 15/16 × 21 9/16 in.)

See more

See less

Object Description

A man sitting on a large rock along a curved river, which runs through a valley. Dense trees border one side of the river and are reflected in the water. Mountains are visible in the distance.