The Three Brothers, 4,480 feet, Yosemite Valley Artist: Carleton E. Watkins (American, 1829–1916)


Albumen print


sheet: 8 1/16 × 12 1/16 in. (20.4 × 30.6 cm)
image: 8 1/16 × 12 1/16 in. (20.4 × 30.6 cm)

Credit Line

A. Conger Goodyear, B.A. 1899, Fund

Accession Number



19th century


Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of records is ongoing.

  • Helen A. Cooper et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 6, 309–10, no. 197, ill
  • "Acquisitions 1975," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 36, no. 1 (Fall 1976), 53
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Object/Work type

albumen prints


national parks


stamped, verso, The Three Brothers, 4480 feet,/ Yosemite Valley, Mariposa Co./ Cal/ Watkins New Series,/ 427 Montgmery St. S.F. No. (in pencil) 25

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