Introduction
Carleton Watkins (1829–1916) was an American photographer of the 19th century. Born in New York, he moved to California and quickly became interested in photography. He focused mainly on landscape photography, and Yosemite Valley was a favorite subject of his. His photographs of the valley significantly influenced the United States Congress’ decision to preserve it as a National Park.
Wikidata
Q2939083
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Introduction
Watkins photographed the Yosemite Valley and the Columbia River in Oregon and Utah from 1861 to 1874.
Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Ambrotypist, Daguerreotypist, Photographer
Names
Carleton E. Watkins, Carleton Eugene Watkins, Carleton Emmons Watkins, Carleton Watkins
Ulan
500002731
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