Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Watkins, Carleton Emmons[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1829 - 1916  (86 years)


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  • Name Watkins, Carleton Emmons 
    Born 11 Nov 1829  Oneonta, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1851-1857?  San Jose, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) Sep-Oct 1882  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1857?-1906  San Francisco, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Jun 1916  Napa, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I780  Camera Workers | W, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial (visit).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Watkins brief visit to Victoria was part of a tour of the Pacific Northwest. He made some panoramas of the city. Details of his life can be found in numerous articles and several books, including a detailed account in Palmquist (1983). According to Alinder (1979), views from this trip were published under the title "New Series of Pacific Coast Views" which included stereograph cards as well as large prints.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: see The Photographs of Carleton Watkins (Web site).

  • Sources 
    1. [S911] COLLECTION: CALSTLIB.

    2. [S169] COLLECTION: UWL.

    3. [S179] Alinder (1979), Alinder, James, ed., (Carmel, Calif.: Friends of Photography in association with the Weston Gallery, 1979.).

    4. [S383] Palmquist (1983), Peter E. Palmquist, (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press for the Amon Carter Museum, 1983).

    5. [S910] Photographs of Carleton Watkins (Web site), Steve Heselton, (Steve Heselton) (Reliability: 3).