Carleton Watkins

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Slide show: Carleton Watkins’ photos of the American West - Bookmarks Living In San Francisco, San Francisco California, Carleton Watkins, San Francisco Earthquake, Victorian Photos, Old Mansions, Time Photo, Pacific Coast, Northern California

Slide show: Carleton Watkins’ 150-year-old photos of the American West

Long before Ansel Adams, there was Carleton Watkins. Though not as known as Adams, Watkins is getting his due: A new exhibition at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center is celebrating the photographer who …

Inscription: Inscribed in purple pencil on the print verso, BE: "Young Squid Catchers// Monterey// in pencil on the print verso, BE: "Watkins// 26 New Montgomery St. Historical Artifacts, Historical Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Carleton Watkins, Pacific Grove California, Bless The Child, Still Life Photography, Metropolitan Museum

Carleton E. Watkins | Young Squid Catchers, Monterey | The Met

Inscription: Inscribed in purple pencil on the print verso, BE: "Young Squid Catchers// Monterey// B-327"; in pencil on the print verso, BE: "Watkins// 26 New Montgomery St.// S.F. Cal

WISDOM OF WINDOWS: It took some archival detective work to determine that the original design of Mission Santa Barbara’s central window was reminiscent of rose petals, as this 1870 photograph by Carleton Watkins reveals. Old Mission Santa Barbara, Carleton Watkins, Mission Projects, California Missions, Barcelona Cathedral, Taj Mahal, Period, Sunshine, Let It Be

Let the Sun Shine In

A look inside Old Mission Santa Barbara’s project to bring the winter solstice sunlight back into the church.

Carleton Watkins - Unknown Young Woman, ca 1875 Carleton Watkins, Moving To California, Yosemite Valley, History Of Photography, Landscape Photos, One Pic, Young Women, Art Boards, Art Gallery

Carlton E. Watkins - Unknown Young Woman, ca 1875

Maker: Carlton E. Watkins (1829 - 1916) Born: USA Active: USA Medium: albumen print Size: CDV Location: USA Object No. 2011.064 Publication: Other Collections: Notes: Watkins opened the Yosemite Art Gallery at 22 & 26 Montgomery St in San Francisco in 1872. To view our archive organized by themes and subjects, visit: OUR COLLECTIONS For information about reproducing this image, visit: THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE

The Palace and Grand Hotels, New Montgomery Street, San Francisco (ca. Carleton E Watkins, photographer Carleton Watkins, San Francisco Bay, Grand Hotel, Bay Area, All Over The World, Old Photos, Palace, Louvre, Photography

Watkins #3707 - The Palace and Grand, New Montgomery St., San Francisco.

Leland Stanford, Carleton E. Watkins, photographer, Stanford served as Governor from Carleton Watkins, Moving To California, Favorite Subject, Politicians, Landscape Photos, One Pic, The Past, My Arts, Black And White

Leland Stanford, Carleton E. Watkins, photographer, 1874. Stanford served as Governor from 1862-1863

Watkins' studio and most of his fragile glass plates were destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. Despondent, Watkins (then is seen being led from his studio in advance Carleton Watkins, San Francisco Earthquake, World History, Landscape Photographers, Color Photography, New York Skyline, Times Square, Street View, Fire

Carleton Watkins leaving his studio during the fire following the San Francisco earthquake, April 1906

The Library, Milton Latham Residence, San Francisco, 1874 Carleton Watkins, Stanford University, Ansel Adams, Tiny House Design, Pacific Coast, Lent, Year Old, Libraries, Old Photos

Slide show: Carleton Watkins’ 150-year-old photos of the American West

Long before Ansel Adams, there was Carleton Watkins. Though not as known as Adams, Watkins is getting his due: A new exhibition at Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center is celebrating the photographer who …

Carleton E. Watkins - Looking Up Pluto’s Chimney, 1876 Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Yosemite National Park, National Parks, Miss Peregrines Home For Peculiar, Across The Universe, Grand Palais, Historical Maps

Carleton E. Watkins | Looking Up Pluto's Chimney | The Met

Album presented to Ambroise-Bernard Sompayrac by his older brother, Charles Emile Sompayrac (1813–1878), sister-in-law, Marie Clarisse Prudhomme (1813–1904), and their daughters, Clarisse B. and Helena H

The art: Carleton Watkins, A Chinese Man Sitting at a Table, undated, though likely From the album “San Francisco Views,” which features more photographs of San Francisco’s Chinatown than. Carleton Watkins, San Francisco Earthquake, Chinese Man, Frozen In Time, Man Sitting, Vintage Images, Time Travel, Cool Photos, The Neighbourhood

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3rdofmay:The art: Carleton Watkins, A Chinese Man Sitting at a Table, undated, though likely 1860s-1880s. From the album “San Francisco Views,” which features more photographs of San Francisco’s...

Vernal Falls, 350 feet, Yosemite Carleton E. Watkins, ca. printed ca. Vintage Wall Art, Vintage Walls, Carleton Watkins, Vernal Falls, Maker Culture, Exposure Time, Historical Maps, Metropolitan Museum, Art History

Attributed to Carleton E. Watkins | Vernal Falls, 350 feet, Yosemite | The Met

Album presented to Ambroise-Bernard Sompayrac by his older brother, Charles Emile Sompayrac (1813–1878), sister-in-law, Marie Clarisse Prudhomme (1813–1904), and their daughters, Clarisse B. and Helena H

Cotton Ranch Dairy - The milk room Carleton Watkins, Ranch, Dairy, Milk, My Love, Room, Cotton, Photography, Guest Ranch

Cotton Ranch Dairy - The milk room

1 photographic print. | Racks with pans filled with milk, Kern Conty, Calif.