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Machu Picchu among the Peaks of the Andes, Peru

1989
20th century
404 x 506 mm (15.9 x 19.9 in.)

Marilyn Bridges, American, b. born 1948

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Series: Number 2 from portfolio of sixteen prints Heightened Perspectives: Marilyn Bridges
Edition: From portfolio no. 28 of 50 published by DEP Editions, Ltd.; the portfolio consists of sixteen aerial photographs.
Marks: Signed in pencil on verso, lower center: “© Marilyn Bridges 1989”; inscribed in pencil on verso, lower center: “Machu Picchu”
Bibliography: See two Marilyn Bridges monographs: Markings: Aerial Views of Sacred Landscapes (New York: Aperture, 1986) and The Sacred & Secular: A Decade of Aerial Photography (New York: International Center for Photography, 1990).
Credit Line: Gift of Philippe M. Salomon (BA Wesleyan 1970), 1995
Accession Number: 1995.44.2

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  • aerial photographs - Use for photographs of the earth taken from aircraft. For photographs taken from beyond the earth's atmosphere, use "space photographs." For photographs of celestial bodies or astronomical phenomena, use "astrophotographs." [April 1992 descriptor moved.]
  • aerial views - Use to designate views achieved by photographing from an aircraft or other high location. When emphasizing the photograph itself, use "aerial photographs." For nonphotographic depictions having high viewpoints, use "bird's-eye views" or "bird's-eye perspectives." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
  • monuments

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  • image Dimensions: 404 x 506 mm (15.9 x 19.9 in.)

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