Carleton E. Watkins - Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, about 1880

Carleton E. Watkins (Oneonta, New York, 1829 - 1916, Imola, California)

Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, about 1880

Albumen print on card, 16.8 x 11 cm (6 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)


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Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection at an unknown date. Enclosed in Louis Agassiz by Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz, 1885 (v.2.a.5.11).


Embossed (on recto, lower right inside image): Watkins.
Printed in ink (on recto, below image frame): Photographed from C.E. Watkins' Yosemite Art Gallery, 22 & 26 Montg'y St. op. Lick House Entrance.
Inscribed in pencil (on verso, upper left): Mrs. Louis Agassiz

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Carleton E. Watkins

Elizabeth Cary Agassiz