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人物姓名 Watkins, Carleton E.
人物姓名別号 Watkins, Carleton Eugene ([全名] Full name) ,
Watkins, Carleton Emmett ([全名] Full name)
性別 [男性] Male
文化身份 American
居住国家 United States
出生日期 [ 11, 1829] November 11, 1829
死亡日期 [ 23, 1916] June 23, 1916
活跃日期 [1854 - 18, 1906] 1854 - April 18, 1906
参考 Carleton Watkins; the Art of Perception
附注 Carleton E. Watkins (there is some confusion about his middle name) was one of the most important photographers of the 19th century. He learned photography after moving from New York state to California soon after the Gold Rush of 1849, and set up a series of studios in San Francisco. He specialized in large-format wilderness landscapes and panoramic urban shots, and was instrumental in the advancement of photographic technologies. Despite the many awards he won, his popularity, and a brief period of financial stability from 1871-1873, he was plagued by financial difficulties for most of his life. After losing his life's work during the Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906, he was committed to an insane asylum, dying penniless in 1916. SFPALM

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