Leaves

Description (Brief)
Silver gelatin, mounted. Aerial view of approximately four different types of leaves. (Fern leaves, poison ivy are the two identified). Signed, ink (recto: bottom right) Verso: Adams stamp, title handritten, ink, top center.
Description
Ansel Adams (1902-1984) is one of the most well-known twentieth century photographers. His contributions to the field of photography include his innovation and teaching of the Zone System. The quality of his photographs set the standard by which many straight photographs are judged.
The collection in the Photographic History Collection consists of twenty-five photographs, all printed in or about 1968. All are gelatin silver, mounted, labeled and signed in ink by the photographer. The photographs include some of his most well-known images, but also portraits and objects. The selection of images was made in collaboration between the collecting curator and Adams.
Location
Currently not on view
negative made
1933
print made
1968
maker
Adams, Ansel
place made
United States: California, Oakland, Mills College
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 35.4 cm x 45.7 cm; 13 15/16 in x 18 in
ID Number
PG.69.117.12
catalog number
69.117.12
accession number
282326
Credit Line
Reproduction rights held by the Center for Creative Photography--ARIZONA
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Photo History Collection
Photography
Ansel Adams Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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