ArtBabble: Carleton Watkins en Tasayac, Half Dome, 4967 Ft., Yosemite <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-institution"> <div class="field-label">Institution:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/partner/indianapolis-museum-art">Indianapolis Museum of Art</a> </div> </div> </div> One day in early July 1861, Carleton Watkins set up his cumbersome camera along the Merced River and aimed it eastward up the Yosemite Valley toward Tasayac, or Half Dome, a peak that towered a half mile above the valley floor. In that instant, Watkins captured for the first time what millions of park visitors would subsequently shoot from that same vantage point. American Carleton Watkins Looking West Photography Objects Indianapolis Museum of Art 291babc96299bc6c Tue, 21 Feb 2012 14:40:35 +0000 dbeyer 9190 at