A man sitting on a large rock along a curved river, which runs through a valley. Dense trees border one side of the river and are reflected in the water. Mountains are visible in the distance.


  • Title: Discovery Rocks. Valley of the Yosemite.
  • Creator: Eadweard J. Muybridge
  • Date Created: 1872
  • Location Created: Yosemite, California, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 43 × 54.7 cm (16 15/16 × 21 9/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 90.XM.55.5
  • Culture: American
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Eadweard J. Muybridge (American, born England, 1830 - 1904)
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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