National Gallery of Art - EXHIBITIONS
Carleton Watkins Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception

February 20 - May 7, 2000

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery. Please follow the links below for related online resources or visit our current exhibitions schedule.

Eagle CreekApproximately 80 photographs taken by Carleton Watkins in the Pacific Northwest from the late 1850s through the early 1890s were shown in this first major exhibition of the photographer's work in 20 years. Studies of Yosemite and of other natural areas were featured in the presentation, which included mammoth-plate photographs and panoramic and stereo-format prints.