Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 3
CMP notes: Oso House was in Bear Valley. JC Fremont in profile on stagecoach. Wells, Fargo & Co. sign on bldg's railing in center. Oso House sign also visible on bldg. Watkins was skilled at bringing large groups of people under his control for the purposes of being photographed. Here at least twenty people, including General John C. Frmont, who is gazing out of the carriage window, are looking at the camera.
Carleton E Watkins (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916; Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
13 1⁄16 x 16 1⁄4 in. (33.2 x 41.3 cm) — Horizontal, Dome Top
19 3⁄8 x 23 9⁄16 in. (49.2 x 59.8 cm)
Provenance to 1900:
Trenor Park 1863/Park-McCullough House  (source: 1984/JPGM notes)