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Ansel Adams : the National Park Service photographs

Author: Ansel Adams; Tim Janis; United States. National Park Service.
Publisher: New York : Artabras, [2004], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music   Sound Recording : English : 1st ed. with CDView all editions and formats
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In 1941 Ansel Adams was hired by the United States Department of the Interior to photograph America's national parks for a series of murals that would celebrate the country's natural heritage. Because of the escalation of World War II, the project was suspended after less than a year, but not before Adams had produced this group of breathtaking images, which illustrate both his early innovations and the shape of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Ansel Adams; Tim Janis; United States. National Park Service.
ISBN: 0789208229 9780789208224 0896600564 9780896600560
OCLC Number: 54768727
Notes: Previously published without disc in 1995.
Accompanying compact disc: An American composer in concert / Tim Janis. Previously published separately in 2001.
Description: 144 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 x 27 cm + 1 audio disc (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Accompanying CD: Cape Elizabeth --
Fallen leaves of autumn --
Ocean mist --
Half Moon Bay --
Edge of September --
Pacific wind --
Menemsha Harbor --
Light on the moon --
Sea rose --
Music of hope --
Twin lights --
White Mountains --
Blue Hill Bay --
Seascape --
Cry of the blue whale --
Water's edge --
Ocean heights --
Flowers in October --
Amazing grace.
Other Titles: National Park Service photographs
Responsibility: introduction by Alice Gray.

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In 1941, Ansel Adams was hired by the United States Department of the Interior to photograph America's national parks for a series of murals that would celebrate the country's natural heritage.  Read more...

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