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Image number: S0000060

Man with shotgun standing beside base of giant tree

Artist / photographer: Carleton Watkins
Date: 1861 - 1875
Caption: 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.

Country: United States

World region: North America

Image type: Photograph

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