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Photographers number:50
Title:Monterey and Bay, from "18 Mile Drive", Monterey County
Inscription:Recto mount on pasted paper label, centered below image: Monterey, California./Monterey and Bay, from 18 Mile Drive./No. 50_Watkins’ New Series, 427 Montgomery Street, San Francisco
Date Photographed: 1883-1885
Catalog:Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs, cat. no. 692
Notes:CMP notes: On Monterey, California, Bancroft commented: The first capital of California, and the place where Commodore Sloat first took possession of California in the name of the United States. It is an old Spanish town and has improved but little for 20 years....Reached by stage from San Jose, via San Juan, or by steamer from San Francisco. (Bancroft 1873, p. 165).

Photographer:Carleton E Watkins   (Nov 11, 1829 — Jun 23, 1916;  Active approx. 1853 — 1896)
Publisher:Carleton Watkins
Format:Mammoth Plate
Image Size:15 18  x  21 316  in.  (38.4 x 53.8 cm)  —  Horizontal, Rectangle
Mount Size:22  x  28   in.  (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
Provenance to 1900:Phoebe A. Hearst  (source: 1904/PHMA files)

View this image in gallery:Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties
Link to image source: Image ID:1006236
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