Man with shotgun standing beside base of giant tree


The man in this image is possibly Galen Clark (1814-1910) who is known as the first European American to discover the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia trees, and is also noted for his role in gaining legislation to protect it.

Photographer: Carleton Watkins

Date: c. 1861-75

Country: United States of America

Ref.: S0000060

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