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Movable tent or Yolo Buggy (51 feet long, under which all measurements were made at Fence Stone) at Rainfield road measuring fractional bar

Creator:
Carleton Eugene Watkins (American, 1829-1916) (Photographer)
Title:
Movable tent or Yolo Buggy (51 feet long, under which all measurements were made at Fence Stone) at Rainfield road measuring fractional bar
Date:
1881
Medium:
Cyanotype
Dimensions:
Print Size (rounded corners): 6 7/16 x 8 3/8 in. (16.3 x 21.3 cm) Mat / Mount (mount ): 7 5/16 x 9 5/16 in. (18.5 x 23.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Library Purchase, 2014.
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
114PH007.007
Description:
Mounted on board. This Survey was organized by the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey (1878-1970) and led by George Davidson (American, 1825-1911), a geodesist. The photographs has been credited to "W.Suess" (Werner Suess) but according to Peter Palmquist, the photographs were taken by Watkins and that Suess had borrowed them to publish them under his own name
Markings:
On mount recto (in ink): Yolo Base Line; Movable tent or "Yolo Buggy" (51 feet long, under which all measurements were made // at Fence Stone) at Rainfield road measuring fractional bar
Bibliography:
Palmquist, Peter. "Carleton E. Watkins: Photographer of the American West". (Albuquerque: Published for the Amon Carter Museum by the University of New Mexico Press, 1983.