Half Dome from Glacier Point, Yosemite

Eadweard Muybridge, English, active in America, 1830 - 1904

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1872

Mammoth albumen print from wet collodion negative

Sheet: 15 1/2 × 20 9/16 in. (39.4 × 52.3 cm)

Mount: 21 7/8 × 28 in. (55.6 × 71.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Edward A. Hansen Memorial Fund

2017.50

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Numbered, in graphite, on bottom edge of mount, lower right: w1180j [dealer’s number]; numbered, in graphite, on reverse of mount, upper right corner: 5; numbered, in graphite, on reverse of mount, lower left: 301072

Course History

ENGL 7.5, Writing Wild, Patricia McKee, Spring 2019

ENGL 75.2, Climate Fiction, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–April 11, 2022

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 124, ill. plate no. 55.

Provenance

Possibly in the Gardner Collection of Photographs, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, date uknown; to private collection, about 1965-1966; Sotheby's Photographs, Sale N08349, Lot 124, October 15, 2007, New York, New York; sold to Hans P. Kraus, Fine Photographs, New York, New York, 2007; sold to Charles Isaacs Photographs, Inc, New York, New York, date unknown; sold to present collection, 2017.

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