Photographs

Photographs

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 51. 'View Down the Valley from the Ferry Bend, Yosemite'.

Property of an Important Midwestern Collection

Carleton E. Watkins

'View Down the Valley from the Ferry Bend, Yosemite'

Lot Closed

April 7, 04:48 PM GMT

Estimate

10,000 - 15,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

Property of an Important Midwestern Collection

Carleton E. Watkins

1829 - 1916

'View Down the Valley from the Ferry Bend, Yosemite'


mammoth-plate albumen print, mounted, the photographer's letterpress label, with the title, series title and number '811,' and his '427 Montgomery Street, San Francisco' studio address, affixed to the mount, a 'Gordon L. Bennett Collection' stamp on the reverse, framed, 1878-81

image: 14 ⅞ by 21 ¼ in. (37.8 by 54 cm.)

frame: 27 ¾ by 34 ¼ in. (70.5 by 87 cm.)

The Old Book Store, San Francisco, 1967

Sotheby's New York, The Gordon L. Bennett Collection of Carleton Watkins New Series Photographs of Yosemite, 28 April 2004, Sale 7966, Lot 62