Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Glacier Point, 3,257 feet, Yosemite, California,

Albumen print from collodion wet-plate mammoth negative

Dimensions (Image): 520 x 386 mm (20.5 x 15.2 in.)

Inscribed: “Glacier Point, 3,257 feet, Yosemite, California, Taber Photo, San Francisco”

Edition: Printed after 1874 by I. W. Taber, San Francisco. Taber acquired Watkins’ negatives after Watkins’ business failed, probably during the 1873–1874 financial panic (Naef, p. 85).

Accession number: 1982.43.1

Weedon Endowment and Friends of the Davison Art Center funds in honor of Juana Maria G. Flagg, 1982

Bibliography: See Naef, Era of Exploration, for related images in plates 7 and 13.

Work Type: photograph

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