Photographic History Collection: Ansel Adams

Photographic History Collection: Ansel Adams

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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 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.
Object Name
Ansel Adams Collection
Ansel Adams Collection
Date made
1923-1968
maker
Adams, Ansel
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ID Number
COLL.PHOTOS.000006
accession number
282326; 282104
catalog number
69.117.1-.25
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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