Timber Cove, California

Description (Brief):

Silver gelatin, mounted. View of tall rocks in water with water crashing in foamy wall on left side. Signed, ink (recto: bottom right). Verso: Adams stamp, title handwritten, ink, top center.

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.

Negative Made: ca 1960Print Made: 1968

Maker: Adams, Ansel

Place Made: United States: California

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Photo History Collection, Ansel Adams Collection, Photography


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Reproduction rights held by the Center for Creative Photography--ARIZONA

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: PG.69.117.14Catalog Number: 69.117.14Accession Number: 282104

Object Name: photographObject Type: photographs

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 35.4 cm x 45.6 cm; 13 15/16 in x 17 15/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-73ef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_993408

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