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[Mother of the Forest, 221 feet high]

Carleton Watkinsabout 1880

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

  • Title: [Mother of the Forest, 221 feet high]
  • Creator: Carleton Watkins
  • Date: about 1880
  • Physical Dimensions: 53.3 x 38.1 cm (21 x 15 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Print
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 85.XM.11.27
  • Inscription: (Recto, mount) inscribed in pencil, at bottom right: "Mother of the Forest, 221 feet high." in pencil, at bottom left: "This is the Tree the Bark of which was taken / off & put up at the Crystal Palace" (Verso, mount) inscribed in pencil, at bottom right edge: "CJT82-0661"; in pencil, at lower right corner: "CW.004"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: American
  • Classification: Photographs

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