Carleton Watkins and California History
The Getty Center
Date: Sunday, January 8, 2012
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Getty Center, Harold M. Williams Auditorium
Admission: Free; reservations recommended. Call (310) 440-7300 or use the "Make Reservation" button below.
Carleton Watkins's photographs between the 1850s and the 1890s provide a remarkable record and resource for understanding California history. Marking the publication of Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, Weston Naef, Christine Hult-Lewis, Jack von Euw, and Jennifer Watts—all contributors to the volume—discuss Watkins and how his work can enhance our understanding of the state's history as well as the early history of art in California.
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