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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Object details

Accession number

ARC.007503

Language

English

Provenance

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).

Marks

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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Commentary

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