Lot 5 of 435:
Ansel Adams Yosemite menus and post cards  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$204
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Ten menus from the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite from 1947 and 1950
Author:
Adams, Ansel
Place:
Yosemite National Park
Publisher:
Date:
1947 & 1950
Description:

Ten menus, eight from 1947 and two from 1950, each with a photograph by Ansel Adams on the front, and a Breakfast, Luncheon, or Dinner menu printed inside. A few descriptive paragraphs on the rear.

Included are images of The Grizzly Giant, Winter in Yosemite, Yosemite Falls, etc. Dates include September 22 & 25, October 30, November 1-4, 1947 & May 8 & 12, 1950. Also included are two sets of post cards, each with 16 images by Ansel Adams (Yosemite Valley & National Parks & Monuments) published by 5 Associates, Redwood City, CA.

Includes for 1947:

  • Sept. 22. Breakfast. The Grizzly Giant, Mariposa Grove of Big Trees.
  • Sept. 25. Breakfast. Tenaya Lake.
  • Oct. 30. Dinner. Winter in Yosemite.
  • Nov. 1. Luncheon. Half Dome and Merced River.
  • Nov. 2. Dinner. Badger Pass Ski House.
  • Nov. 3. Breakfast. Vernal and Nevada Falls from Glacier Point.
  • Nov. 4. Breakfast. Vernal Fall.
  • Nov. 4. Luncheon. Yosemite Falls.

And for 1950:

  • May 8. Dinner. Tenaya Lake.
  • May 12. Breakfast. The Grizzly Giant, Mariposa Grove of Big Trees.
Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear overall, the November 1 menu has heavier wear and the names of the diners on the front; the post card packages and a few of the cards have some foxing; very good and better.
 
Item number:
290975
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