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Carleton Watkins Glass Stereographs

Browse a newly digitized collection of rare glass stereographs by Carleton Watkins documenting the Mariposa estate of Col. John C. Frémont and his family.

Jessie Benton Fremont, ca. 1860-1861

Benton Mill, East End, ca. 1860-1861

These 31 stereographs are among the earliest outdoor photographs taken by San Francisco photographer Carleton E. Watkins. For more detail, see a record for this collection in Orbis, Yale University's online catalog or visit the Beinecke Library's digital collections directly.


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