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Sale 2436 | Lot 11
Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
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Sale 2436 Lot 11
CARLETON E. WATKINS (1829-1916) The Golden Gate from Telegraph Hill, San Francisco. Albumen print, the image measuring 8 1/8x12 inches (20.6x30.5 cm.), with Watkins' signature and title, in pencil, on verso. Circa 1868
Estimate $10,000 - 15,000
This sweeping photograph is also titled Golden Gate Entrance to Harbor of San Francisco.
A rare and early view of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bay, decades before the Bridge was erected (in 1933).
This is a detail of the full image that appears in Carleton E. Watkins: Photographs 1861-1874 (Fraenkel Gallery), pl. 64.