Exhibitions/ Art Object

Cathedral Rock

Artist:
Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829–1916)
Date:
1861
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 42.1 x 50.8 cm (16 9/16 x 20 in.), arch-topped Mount: 53.7 x 66.7 cm (21 1/8 x 26 1/4 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gilman Collection, Museum Purchase, 2005
Accession Number:
2005.100.1189
Not on view
Signature: Titled and numbered in ink lower right edge of mount, no. ?
Signed in ink lower right: "C. E. Watkins"

Inscription: Signed in ink on mount, recto BR: "C. E. Watkins"; inscribed in ink on mount, recto BRC: "Cathedral Rock"
[Rinhart Galleries, Colebrook, Connecticut]; Gilman Paper Company Collection, New York, July 19, 1985

Palmquist, Peter E. Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs, 1861–1874. San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery, 1989. no. 8.

Nickel, Douglas R. Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception. San Francisco: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999. pl. 20.



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