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Carleton Watkins : the complete mammoth photographs

Author: Carleton E Watkins; Weston J Naef; Christine Hult-Lewis; J. Paul Getty Museum.
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This body of work covers the photographs of Carleton Watkins between 1858 and 1891. The authors have assembled and catalogued here all of Watkins's known "mammoth" (18 x 22 in.) glass-plate photographs. These include views of Yosemite, San Francisco Bay, counties up and down the pacific Coast, as well as mining pictures, lumber mills, the building of railroads, and the stunning landscapes and growing towns  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Pictorial works Exhibitions
Named Person: Carleton E Watkins
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carleton E Watkins; Weston J Naef; Christine Hult-Lewis; J. Paul Getty Museum.
ISBN: 9781606060056 1606060058
OCLC Number: 702647646
Description: xxv, 572 p. : ill., maps ; 33 cm.
Contents: Becoming a professional picture maker / Christine Hult-Lews --
The great Yosemite Valley and related pictures / Weston Naef --
San Francisco / Jack von Euw --
The Pacific Coast / Weston Naef --
South, East, and North of San Francisco Bay / Christine Hult-Lewis and Weston Naef --
The California Missions project / Jennifer A. Watts --
Picturing the topographical landscape / Weston Naef --
Railroads and agriculture / Jennifer A. Watts --
Mining pictures / Christine Hult-Lewis --
Pictureing other subjects / Weston Naef --
Appendix A: The Isaiah W. Taber Inventory / Weston Naef and Christine Hult-Lewis --
Appendix B: Watkins signatures and imprints / Weston Naef with Michael Hargraves.
Responsibility: Weston Naef and Christine Hult-Lewis ; with contributions by Michael Hargraves, Jack von Euw, and Jennifer A. Watts.

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The extraordinary body of work by photographer Carleton Watkins - taken between 1858 and 1891 - constitutes one of the longest and most productive careers in 19th-century American photography. This  Read more...

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<p>"An invaluable resource for anyone interested in U.S. photographic or landscape history."--"Monteral Gazette"

 
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