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Mount Williamson, Sierra Nevada, from Manzanar, California

20th century
394 x 482 mm (15.5 x 19 in.)

Ansel Adams, American, (1902–1984)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Edition: Printed 1973 by the artist for the donor (former editor, Middletown Press). Adams took the photograph while he was photographing Japanese Americans held during World War II in the War Relocation Authority concentration camp at Manzanar.
Marks: Signed in pencil on mount, lower right: “Ansel Adams”; stamped on verso of mount board: “Photograph by Ansel Adams, Route 1, Box 181, Carmel, California 93921” with title in pencil (not in artists’ hand).
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donor from Witkin Gallery, New York in 1973
Credit Line: Gift of Russell G. D’Oench, Jr., 1997
Accession Number: 1997.10.1

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  • California - TGN 7007157
  • geology - Science that deals with the physical history of the earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the physical changes which it has undergone and is undergoing. RHDEL2 [June 1994 related term added. July 1993 descriptor moved. April 1993 related term added. December 1992 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
  • landscapes (representations) - Use for creative works that depict outdoor scenes where the picture is dominated by the configuration, visual and aesthetic, of the land, bodies of water, and natural elements. When the ocean or other large body of water dominates the picture, use "seascapes." For images that are more documentary than creative, prefer "views" or "topographical views." For actual areas of land having certain notable characteristics, use "landscapes (environments)." [January 1993 scope note added; related term added. April 1991 descriptor moved; lead-in term added; descriptor changed, was "landscapes"; alternate term changed, was 'landscape'.]
  • mountains
  • Western United States - TGN 4011500 (general region): Typically refers to states West of the Rocky Mountains (New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, California) and Texas. The term may also sometimes include the states above Texas (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma).

Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench

  • image Dimensions: 394 x 482 mm (15.5 x 19 in.)

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