DAC Collection Object Information
Purchased for the DAC as a Surrealist photograph by an unknown photographer; the present identification is per Peter Mark, Professor of Art.
Composite silver print
Dimensions (Image): 243 x 204 mm (9.6 x 8 in.)
Accession number: 1981.15.1
Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1981
Provenance / Collectors' marks: Purchased by Gene Prakapas in Germany.
The image depicts Camp 4 on the North Col of Mount Everest during the First British Mount Everest Expedition; Morshead was the only photographer on this expedition.
Bibliography: Francis Keenlyside, Peaks and Pioneers: The Story of Mountaineering (London: Paul Elek, 1975), see p. 112.
Work Type: photograph
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