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Watkins Unnumbered View - Oso House, Bear Valley, Mariposa County
Image courtesy of: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles   (Accession Number 84.XM.171.34)
Photographers number:Unnumbered
Title:Oso House, Bear Valley, Mariposa County
Date Photographed: 1859-1860
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 3
Notes: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.

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Medium:Salt
Image Size:13 116  x  16 14  in.  (33.2 x 41.3 cm)  —  Horizontal, Dome Top
Mount Size:19 38  x  23 916  in.  (49.2 x 59.8 cm)
Provenance to 1900:Trenor Park 1863/Park-McCullough House  (source: 1984/JPGM notes)

View this image in gallery:Las Mariposas Mining Estate, Mariposa County
Link to image source:http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/55453/carleton-watkins-oso-house-american-1860/
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