Detail, Gravestone Carving, Susanville, California

Ansel Easton Adams (American, San Francisco, California 1902–1984 Carmel, California)
Black and white instant print
8.8 x 11.2 cm. (3 7/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Virginia Best Adams and Polaroid Corporation, 1986
Accession Number:
Rights and Reproduction:
© Photograph by Ansel Adams. Used with permission of the Trustees of The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. All Rights Reserved.
Not on view
Inscription: signed in pencil on mount, recto, below image: "Ansel Adams"; in ink, verso, UC: "TOP"; in ink, verso, LC: "at Susanville Calif. 1969 [crossed out] 1959"; stamped, sideways, verso: "POLAROID LAND// PHOTOGRAPH// BY// ANSEL ADAMS"; stamped, verso, upside down, at edge, UC: "POLAROID G90332"; stamped, verso, C: "POLAROID LAND// PHOTOGRAPH// BY// ANSEL ADAMS// ROUTE 1, BOX 181// CARMEL, CALIFORNIA// 93921"
Virginia Best Adams

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," April 24, 1974–June 30, 1974.

Indianapolis Museum of Art. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," August 20, 1974–October 6, 1974.

Washington, DC. Corcoran Gallery of Art. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," November 15, 1974–December 22, 1974.

Worcester, Mass. Worcester Art Museum. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," January 14, 1975–February 23, 1974.

San Antonio, Tex. Witte Museum. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," March 1, 1975–April 1, 1975.

Birmingham, Ala. Birmingham Museum of Art. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," May 1, 1975–June 1, 1975.

Seattle Art Museum. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," May 7, 1976–June 20, 1976.

London. Victoria and Albert Museum. "Photographs by Ansel Adams," July 1, 1976–August 1, 1976.

Adams, Ansel Easton. Ansel Adams: Singular Images. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y: Morgan & Morgan, 1974. no. 22.