The Yosemite Falls

about 1861, printed 1880-1890
Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829–1916), Printed by Taber & Co. (American, active in 1850–1860)


Dimensions

Image/Sheet: 39.8 x 51.2 cm (15 11/16 x 20 3/16 in.) Mount: 44.1 x 56.0 cm (17 3/8 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.418

Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

“Close side view”, no. 54 in Taber Inventory as published in Naef and Hult-Lewis, Complete Mammoth Photographs, p. 539

Inscription

In negative, l.l. : "54. The Yosemite Falls, 2.550 feet (side view)."; l.r.: "Taber Photo, San Francisco."

Provenance

William L. Schaeffer, New York; purchased September 1982.

Credit Line

A. Shuman Collection—Abraham Shuman Fund