• Yo-semite Valley photographic views : falls and valley of Yo-semite in Mariposa County California

Creator:
  • Watkins, Carleton Emmons, 1829-1916
Author:
  • Watkins, Carleton Emmons, 1829-1916
Call number:
  • 2018-0005E
  • Electronic Resource
Extent:
  • 51 unnumbered leaves of plates : all illustrations ; 51 cm
Format:
  • Book
Type:
  • Pictorial works
Publisher:
  • San Francisco, Calif. : [publisher not identified], 1863.
Subject:
  • Yosemite Valley (Calif.)—Pictorial works
  • Landscape photography
Title sort:
  • Yo-semite Valley photographic views : falls and valley of Yo-semite in Mariposa County California / executed by C.E. Watkins, San Francisco.
Binding note:
  • WA copy: Binding not yet identified but the binder for copies as Syracuse and Stanford is Bartling & Kimball (San Francisco).
Description:
  • Title on binding: Watkins' Yosemite gallery.
  • The ill. are mounted black and white albumen photographs; all but the first two (t.p. and map) have engraved captions below. Some of the photographs may be later than date on photograph serving as t.p. Each photograph is accompanied by a guard sheet.
Language:
  • English
Date:
  • 1863
Location:
  • HSVW 2018-0005E
  • HSVW Electronic Resource
  • ELF1 2018-0005E
  • ELF1 Electronic Resource
Identifier:
  • ark:/88435/ws859k60g
Edm rights:
  • No Known Copyright
Spatial:
  • California
Contents:
  • Contents: 1) "The First View of the Yosemite Valley. From the Mariposa Trail." 2) "The Yosemite Valley. From the Best General View on the Mariposa Trail." 3) "The Yosemite Valley. From Inspiration Pt. on the Mariposa Trail." 4) "View up the Valley. From the Foot of the Mariposa Trail." 5) "El Capitan. 3600 ft. From the Foot of the Mariposa Trail." 6) "Pohono. 900 ft. The Bridal Veil from the Coulterville Trail." 7) "The Bridal Veil and Cathedral Rocks. From the Coulterville Trail." 8) "The Cathedral Rocks. 2600 ft." 9) "Cathedral Rocks and Spires. View from the Merced." 10) "View up the Valley. From near the Foot of El Capitan." 11) "On the Merced." 12) "View down the Valley. From near the Ferry." 13) "View from the Ferry Bend down the Valley." 14) "Pompompasos. The Three Brothers. 4480 ft.: 15) "Camp Grove." 16) "View from Camp Grove Down the Valley." 17) "The Domes. From near Camp Grove." 18) "Tasayac. The Half Dome. 5000 ft." 19) "Tacoyee. The North Dome. 5150 ft." 20) "The Domes. From near the Upper House." 21) "The Royal Arches." 22) "The North Dome, Royal Arches, Washington Column." 23) "The Lake Bank." 24) "Nevada Falland's Pool. From near the Top of the Vernal." 25) "The Domes. From the Sentinel Dome." 26) "The Lyell Group. From the Sentinel Dome." 27) "The Merced Group. From the Sentinel Dome." 28) "The Half Dome. From Glacier Point." 29) "The Vernal and Nevada Fall. From Glacier Pt." 30) "Section of the Grizzly Giant 33 ft diam. Mariposa Grove." 31) "Pohono. The Bridal Veil 900 ft." 32) "Outline of the Cathedral Rocks." 33) "The Lower Cathedral Rock." 34) "Cathedral Spires 2200 ft." 35) "Tutocanula Pass." 36) "Tutocanula. El Capitan 3600 ft." 37) "Mirror View. El Capitan." 38) "The Sentinel 3270 ft." 39) "Mirror View. Three Brothers." 40) "Yosemite Falls. 2630 ft." 41) "Mirror View. Yosemite Falls." 42) "Lower Yosemite Fall." 43) "Mt. Starr King." 44) "Glacier Pt." 45) "Washington Column 2082 ft. 46) "Tacoye. The North Dome." 47) "Piwyac. The Vernal Fall 300 ft." 48) "Yowiye. The Nevada Fall 700 ft." 49) "Mt. Broderick and Nevada Fall." 50) "The Yosemite Falls from the Sentinel Dome." 51) "The Grizzly Giant. 33 ft. diam. Mariposa Grove."
Provenance:
  • WA copy: Markings: 1) Spine: at bottom panel, white ink remnant : two line call number (Dewey) and in blind diamond above white ink: paper diamond with red border and number 8? Inside. 2) Front free endpapers: in pencil: g. Anon.; in pencil: initials in gutter E.M.S. rev E.L.H. (= ?); library accession markings in ink: 16 Jan 31 / 254770 Penciled price code of Wm Reese. 3) Ca. page 50 - Embossed letters very clear: Utica Public Library [also same embossed letters faint on title page] 4) Back free endpapers: In blue stamped ink: Gates. Penciled initials: MEP.
Range label:
  • Logical
  • "Map of the Yosemite Valley"
  • "The First View of the Yosemite Valley. From the Mariposa Trail."
  • "The Yosemite Valley. From the Best General View on the Mariposa Trail."
  • "The Yosemite Valley. From Inspiration Pt. on the Mariposa Trail."
  • "View up the Valley. From the Foot of the Mariposa Trail."
  • "El Capitan. 3600 ft. From the Foot of the Mariposa Trail."
  • "Pohono. 900 ft. The Bridal Veil from the Coulterville Trail."
  • "The Bridal Veil and Cathedral Rocks. From the Coulterville Trail."
  • "The Cathedral Rocks. 2600 ft."
  • "Cathedral Rocks and Spires. View from the Merced."
  • "View up the Valley. From near the Foot of El Capitan."
  • "On the Merced."
  • "View down the Valley. From near the Ferry."
  • "View from the Ferry Bend down the Valley."
  • "Pompompasos. The Three Brothers. 4480 ft."
  • "Camp Grove."
  • "View from Camp Grove Down the Valley."
  • "The Domes. From near Camp Grove."
  • "Tasayac. The Half Dome. 5000 ft."
  • "Tacoyee. The North Dome. 5150 ft."
  • "The Domes. From near the Upper House."
  • "The Royal Arches."
  • "The North Dome, Royal Arches, Washington Column."
  • "The Lake Bank."
  • "Nevada Falland's Pool. From near the Top of the Vernal."
  • "The Domes. From the Sentinel Dome."
  • "The Lyell Group. From the Sentinel Dome."
  • "The Merced Group. From the Sentinel Dome."
  • "The Half Dome. From Glacier Point."
  • "The Vernal and Nevada Fall. From Glacier Pt."
  • "Section of the Grizzly Giant 33 ft diam. Mariposa Grove."
  • "Pohono. The Bridal Veil 900 ft."
  • "Outline of the Cathedral Rocks."
  • "The Lower Cathedral Rock."
  • "Cathedral Spires 2200 ft."
  • "Tutocanula Pass."
  • "Tutocanula. El Capitan 3600 ft."
  • "Mirror View. El Capitan."
  • "The Sentinel 3270 ft."
  • "Mirror View. Three Brothers."
  • "Yosemite Falls. 2630 ft."
  • "Mirror View. Yosemite Falls."
  • "Lower Yosemite Fall."
  • "Mt. Starr King."
  • "Glacier Pt."
  • "Washington Column 2082 ft.
  • "Tacoye. The North Dome."
  • "Piwyac. The Vernal Fall 300 ft."
  • "Yowiye. The Nevada Fall 700 ft."
  • "Mt. Broderick and Nevada Fall."
  • "The Yosemite Falls from the Sentinel Dome."
  • "The Grizzly Giant. 33 ft. diam. Mariposa Grove."
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