[Yosemite Valley] View down the valley, from the Ferry Bend, Merced River and Cathedral Rocks. Albumen print. San Francisco: Carleton E. Watkins, n.d. . Mammoth plate photograph, 43 x 53 cm (17 x 21 inches), taken in 1861. Signed "C. E. Watkins Pho" in ink on mount at lower right, just touching the edge of the image. On original stiff card mount with early mat. Some fading to image background, mat burn at edges, good. Professionally restored, reframed under glass. (#165135).