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Tombstone Ornament, Laurel Hill Cemetery, San Francisco, California

A work made of gelatin silver print.
© The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

c. 1936

Artist:

Ansel Adams
American, 1902–1984

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Ansel Adams

Title

Tombstone Ornament, Laurel Hill Cemetery, San Francisco, California

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1931–1941

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Signed recto, on mount, lower right, below image, in graphite: "Ansel Adams"; printed, inscribed and typed verso, on paper affixed to mount, upper center, in black ink and graphite: "A / PHOTOGRAPH / BY / ANSEL ADAMS / SAN FRANCISCO [printed in black ink] / 20 [inscribed in graphite] / TOMBSTONE ORNAMENT [underlined/typed in black ink]"

Dimensions

Image/paper: 18.2 × 18.2 cm (7 3/16 × 7 3/16 in.); Mount: 45.6 × 35.5 cm (18 × 14 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Katharine Kuh

Reference Number

1959.870

Copyright

© The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust.

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