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Inscription

by later hand, on mount, lower center in graphite: Christie 16 Mai 1980 no 248 / C E WATKINS no 420 Cape Horn Columbia River ca 1868 / 410 x 525 (Oregon)

Provenance

David and Mary Robinson, Sausalito, CA; gift to NGA, 1995.

Exhibition History
1995
The First Century of Photography: New Acquisitions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1995.
1999
Photographs from the Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1999.
Bibliography
1989
Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs, 1861-1874. Exh. cat. Fraenkel Gallery. San Francisco, 1989, fig.V-2.