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Watkins Unnumbered View - Benton Mill, Looking West
Image courtesy of: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles   (Accession Number 84.XM.171.9)
Photographers number:Unnumbered
Title:Benton Mill, Looking West
Inscription:Verso mount, inscribed in pencil at bottom right edge: Benton Mill West
Date Photographed: 1859-1860
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 24
Notes:CMP notes: This mill named for Senator Thomas Hart Benton (John C. Fremont's father-in-law). Note man seated in profile on lumber against water at lower right.

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 58  x  16 58  in.  (34.6 x 42.2 cm)  —  Horizontal, Dome Top
Mount Size:19 716  x  23 58  in.  (49.4 x 60 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/55428/carleton-watkins-benton-mills-west-american-1860/
CarletonWatkins.org Image ID:1005566
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