The Yosemite Valley from Inspiration Point

Carleton E. Watkins, American, 1829 - 1916


about 1863

Collodion wet plate

Sight: 15 1/4 in. (38.7 cm)

Sight: 20 5/8 in. (52.4 cm)

Frame: 22 1/4 × 27 1/8 in. (56.5 × 68.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Harry Shafer Fisher 1966 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

ARTH 17, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Recent Acquisitions: Prints and Drawings, Barrows Print Room, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 30, 1972.

Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 5-April 28, 1974.


Robert Schoelkopf Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1972.

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