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Watkins Unnumbered View - Benton Works, South View
Image courtesy of: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles   (Accession Number 84.XM.171.21)
Photographers number:Unnumbered
Title:Benton Works, South View
Inscription:Recto mount, incribed in pencil, u.r.: XIV. Verso mount, inscribed in pencil at bottom right edge: Benton Works--
Date Photographed: 1859-1860
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 26
Notes:CMP notes: Works named for Senator Thomas Hart Benton, father-in-law of J.C. Fremont. Pinkerton notes Benton Mills and Merced River Looking South (Note: Scott Pinkerton is the author of several reference books on Mariposa County)

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Image Size:13 14  x  16 14  in.  (33.7 x 41.3 cm)  —  Horizontal, Dome Top
Mount Size:19 38  x  23 12  in.  (49.2 x 59.7 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: Image ID:1005568
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