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signed by artist, bottom right below image in brown ink: C. E. Watkins –; bottom right along edge in graphite: River View of the Royal Arches–; by unknown hand, upper right outside image: 45–; bottom center along edge: CEW.188.X


(Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco); partial purchase and gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 2005; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Exhibition History

The American Evolution: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 1 – July 27, 2008


Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs 1861-1874. Exh. cat. Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, 1989: pl. 27.
Eadweard Muybridge. Exh. cat., The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Tate, London; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco. London, 2010: 42, 355, fig. 24.
Naef, Weston and Christine Hult-Lewis. Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2011: 100, no. 225.

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