Lot 4 of 435:
Yosemite menus with Ansel Adams photographs  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Eight menus from the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite, with illustrations from photographs by Ansel Adams
Author:
Adams, Ansel
Place:
Yosemite, CA
Publisher:
Date:
1938
Description:

Eight menus, each a single folded sheet producing four pages, each with a different illustration from a photograph by Ansel Adams on the first page, menus for either breakfast, lunch or dinner on the third page, and a description of the scene on the fourth page. 21.2x14 cm (8¼x5½").

The menus are for meals between August 9 and August 14, 1938. The photographs by Ansel Adams include the Badger Pass Ski Fields, Half Dome and the Merced River, Nevada Fall, the Grizzly Giant, Skiing above Yosemite Valley, Vernal and Nevada Falls from Glacier Park, El Capitan Merced River, and Merced Lake. The meals look delicious.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
One with faint crease in upper margin, another with slight corner bend; very good or better.
 
Item number:
290411
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