Historic Glass Plate Photography
by Harold A. Taylor
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Yosemite Home Valley Views Waterfalls Rocks 1 Rocks
2 Lakes, Rivers, & Streams
Sequoias 1 Sequoias 2 Sequoias 3
Page last updated: October 21, 2022
Vintage Yosemite (2022): Glass Plate Photographs of Early 20th-Century Yosemite.
(6"x9" paperback, 162 pages, ISBN: 978-1-936671-89-2, $35.00).
“I have a very warm spot in my heart for the Valley
and who knows but you might see me in the valley one of these days.”
—Harold A. Taylor (1878-1960)
Classic “first views” of Yosemite Valley: vicinity of Tunnel View and Gates of the
Historical images: Haymaking & Indian acorn caches
Upper and Lower Yosemite, Vernal, Nevada, Bridalveil, and Cascade Falls
Rocks PART 1 PART 2
El Capitan, Three Brothers, Washington Column, North Dome, Cathedral Spires, Taft
Pt, Sentinel Rock, Sentinel Dome, Overhanging Rock, Glacier Pt, Half Dome, Mt. Conness,
Lakes, Rivers, & Streams
Intricate compositions, from the Merced River to Tenaya Lake.
Sequoias PART 1 PART 2 PART 3
Grizzly Giant (photographed with Roosevelt and Muir), the Fallen Monarch, the Bachelor
& Three Graces, and many others, along with historic cabin and road studies.
[History of Harold Taylor in Yosemite]