"[a] fascinating and indispensable
book."—Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times
Carleton Watkins (1829–1916) is widely considered the greatest
American photographer of the nineteenth century and arguably the
most influential artist of his era. He is best known for his
pictures of Yosemite Valley and the nearby Mariposa Grove of
Watkins made his first trip to Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove... more...