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Carleton E. Watkins

male / American
Qualifications
photographer
Nationality/school
American
Born
Oneonta (New York) 1829-11-11
Deceased
Napa (California) 1916-06-23
See also
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Biographical information
Period of activity
1854 - 1890
Active in
  • Valparaiso (Chili) 1849 - 1850
    werkte in fotostudio Vance voor Robert H. Vance [Naef 2005]
  • San Francisco 1854 - 1856
    werkte in fotostudio Vance voor Robert H. Vance, leerde daguerreotypie en ambrotypie-procedés [Naef 1975]
  • San José (Californië) 1856 - 1857
    werkzaam in filiaal van fotostudio Vance en bij fotostudio van James M. Ford [Alinder 1979]
  • San Francisco 1857 - 1858
    werkzaam in filiaal van fotostudio Ford, leert natte collodium negatief procedé [Alinder 1979]
  • San Francisco 1858 - 1874
    opende eigen fotostudio, die heette vanaf 1867 'Yosemite Art Gallery'
  • Sacramento (Californië) 1890 - 1906
    woonde in een ranch die door een aardbeving vernietigd werd
  • Napa (Californië) 1906 - 1916
    na de aardbeving verloor Watkins zijn verstand, hij overleed in een opvangtehuis
active in
died in
Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
landscape photography, cityscape, corporate photography
Oregon Steamship Navigation Company (1867), Central Pacific Railroad (1869), U.S. Geological Surveys ((1870, 1872), Union Pacific Railroad(1873, 1874)
Medium/technique
albumen print, stereoscopic photography
Product
stereo photo
mammoetglasnegatieven en mammoetafdrukken (55 x 41 cm.)
External links
website kunstenaar
Entered on: 2003-12-10; Modification on: 2017-03-31

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