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Author: Watkins, Carleton E.
Title: Section of the Grizzly Giant with Galen Clark, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite
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Date Published: c.1865-1866
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Mammoth plate albumen photograph. 52.2x39.9 cm (20¾x15¾"), on original plain cardstock mount.



Inscribed in pencil on the back of the mount, at lower right, "113 Section of the Grizzly Giant 33 ft. Diam. Mariposa (?) Grove 2 113 Watkins." We have not been able to confirm that the inscription is in Watkins' hand.

Condition
Foxing to the mount intruding a bit into the image, which also has some fading; very good.
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C.E. Watkins mammoth plate of Grizzly Giant, Mariposa

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Oct 19, 2017
Starting Price $1,000
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