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Author: Wright, Peter and John Armor, selected and with an introduction by, Title: The Mural Project.
Description: Santa Barbara, Reverie Press, 1989. 1st ed. VG in VG DJ. During the years 1941-42, Ansel Adams was employed by the U.S. Dept of Interior to take a series of photos in the Western. national parks as part of the Mural Project, a series of decorative murals created for the Dept's new museum in Washington, D.C. By November 1942 he had completed a series of 225 signed exhibition prints but WWII intervened and his photos were filed away. The photos are accompanied by excerpts from the wilderness writings and speeches of Theodore Roosevelt, an early champion of the national park system. Amazing photos hidden for 50 years.
Price: US$ 32.00 Seller: Crabtree's Collection Old Books
- Book number: BOOKS044537I
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