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Yowiye and Pwiyack, Vernal (350 ft.) and Nevada Fall (700 ft.) Yo Semite Valley

Thomas Houseworth & Company, Carleton Watkins, or C.L. Weed, et al1872

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

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  • Title: Yowiye and Pwiyack, Vernal (350 ft.) and Nevada Fall (700 ft.) Yo Semite Valley
  • Creator: Thomas Houseworth & Company, Carleton Watkins, or C.L. Weed, et al
  • Date: 1872
  • Physical Dimensions: 39.7 x 51.8 cm (15 5/8 x 20 3/8 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: 84.XM.815.2
  • Inscription: (Recto, mount) inscribed in black India ink, in style of Fulgenzio Seregni, San Francisco, at center below image: "Yowiye and Pwiyack / Vernal (350 ft.) and Nevada Fall (700 ft.) / Yo Semite Valley / No. 75."; in black India ink, at lower left under image: " Thomas Houseworth & Co., Photographers.; in black India ink, at lower right under image: "No. 9 Montgomery St. San Francisco." (Recto, mount) inscribed in pencil, at lower left corner: "75."; in pencil, at lower left, by Weston Naef: "Wagstaff Loan #5" (Verso, mount) inscribed in pencil, at lower right corner, by Samuel Wagstaff, Jr.: "SW / Houseworth - 2"
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Photographs
  • Culture: American
  • Classification: Photographs

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