Isaiah West Taber The "Grizzly Giant," nearly 300 feet high, Mariposa Grove, Cal.
Medium Albumen print from wet plate negative
Mount on original but split mount
Photo Date 1861 Print Date 1880c
Dimensions 11-3/4 x 8 in. (298 x 203 mm)
Photo Country United States (USA)
Photographer Country United States (USA)
Contact Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
About This Image
With bar reversed out of bottom of negative with negative number (A.61), title and Taber's information. From an early negative by Carleton Watkins that Taber bought while Watkins was traveling. Later images of the tree from about 1880 show a plaque and lots of hand bills tacked to the bottom of the trunk.
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