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1976

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Photograph, Mirror View, Mount Watkins, 1861–66

This is a Photograph. It was photographed by Carleton E. Watkins. It is dated 1861–66 and we acquired it in 1976. Its medium is albumen silver print. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was transferred from Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum: Picture Library. It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

50.8 x 40 cm (20 x 15 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Lower right corner: C. E. Watkins

Cite this object as

Photograph, Mirror View, Mount Watkins, 1861–66; Photographed by Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829 – 1916); USA; albumen silver print; 50.8 x 40 cm (20 x 15 3/4 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1976-23-26

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