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F18 Coyle - ENGLISH 290 / ENVIRON 244 - REPRESENTING WILDLIFE, VISIT 2

This is a color photograph of a butterfly resting on a blade of grass. The butterfly sits mid-ground, in focus. The foreground and background are out of focus, creating expansive green fields of color.
Jeannette Klute
American Copper Butterfly
1950 – 1954
dye transfer print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2014/2.286
This is a color photograph of a green frog. The image has a shallow depth of field, with only the frog in focus. The lower foreground and background are blurred, but it is apparent that the frog sits in a marsh, with water and grasses around it. 
Jeannette Klute
Green Frog
1950 – 1954
dye transfer print | paper
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
2012/2.14.16
This drawing shows a girl holding a bird close up to her face. She is depicted from the side. The artist signed and dated the work in pencil (l.l.) "Richard Wilt 1957".
Richard Wilt
A Girl and a Bird
1957
ink | paper
Gift of the Estate of James van Sweden
2015/2.45
Ernst Haas
Kenya, from "The Creation"
1970 – 1981
dye transfer print | paper
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.136.9
The photograph depicts a river lined with snow-covered banks and pine trees and a snow-capped mountain rising in the distance.  
Ansel Adams
Half Dome, Merced River, Winter, Yosemite Valley, California
1938
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
1987/1.171
Along the bottom of the composition are two horizontal bands with white borders. Within these bands are organic shapes bordered in dark lines. At the top half of the composition is square with white borders that showcases a heavily lined scene reminiscent of waves in the ocean. The background of the piece is highly texturized.
Gabor Peterdi
A Genesis
1967
color etching | paper
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Gulick
1970/2.167
This print has a brown area on the top and green on the bottom with a white section running between them as a river runs between land. The white section has thin black lines outlining the shape of fish and creating texture. Black vertical lines run top to bottom over all sections. 
Gabor Peterdi
Spawning
1952
etching, engraving | paper
Museum Purchase
1952/2.13
This photograph depicts a close-up view of a forest floor full of plants, grasses and small white flowers.
Ansel Adams
Trailside, near Juneau, Alaska
1947
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
1988/1.90
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a glacier mountain range.
Marilyn Bridges
Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska
1990
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter
2013/2.282
William Garnett
Sandhill Cranes over Brazos River, TX, 1975, from 'Color Nature Landscapes II' p
1975
cibachrome print | paper
Gift of Marilyn and Leon Sokol
1985/1.90.4
This print shows a landscape with a mountain rising in the middle of the background. There are trees and grass in front, and a body of water in the foreground. At the center, on the edge of the water, sits a faucet, a razor, and a toothbrush in a clear glass as if the body of water is a sink.<br />
The print is signed (l.r.) "Doug Webb" and numbered (l.l.) "197/275" in pencil.
Doug Webb
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness
1980 – 1990
screenprint | paper
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
2004/2.40
This is a black and white photograph showing a rocky outcropping with boulders and brush vegetation set agains a hazy scene of buildings and roads below. On the right are the rooftops of houses clustered at the base of the hillside and on the left are a group of laid foundations for a housing development. In the distance below are roads and buildings.
Joe Deal
Colton, California, from "The Fault Zone"
1978
gold-toned gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
2000/2.130.18

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