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Title
[Valley of the Yosemite at source of middle fork of Merced River, California]
Creator
Ayres, Thomas A. (1816-1858), American, artist
Date Created and/or Issued
1855
Publication Information
Bancroft Library
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Bancroft Library
Collection
Honeyman (Robert B., Jr.) - Collection of Early Californian and Western American Pictorial Material
Rights Information
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Description
View from Inspiration Point on Mariposa Trail looking east down valley; El Capitan at left; Bridal Veil Fall and Cathedral Spires at right; Half Dome in distance. Figures on horseback and pack horse in foreground.
Handwritten title (on verso). Signature and date (LL): Tho[ma]s A. Ayres, 1855. Note from inventory sheet: Reproduced July 1856, volume 1:1, Hutchings' California Magazine. See 1963.002:0399--D.
Type
image
Format
Drawing on sandpaper: chalk and charcoal 34.7 x 53.3 cm.
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/tf8f59p5d6
BANC PIC 1963.002:1325--C
Subject
California, Northern
Mountains
Nature
Yosemite Valley (Calif.)

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