W17 Dhar - ENGLISH 124 - Academic Writing and Literature

Mountain Literatures

Leopoldo Méndez
linoleum cut on paper
12 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. (30.96 x 41.28 cm);21 7/8 x 28 in. (55.56 x 71.12 cm);19 13/16 x 25 5/8 in. (50.32 x 65.09 cm)
Museum Purchase
Photograph of a glacier in the Alps near Savoie, viewed from a village at the base of the mountains.
Bisson Fréres
Alpine View, Glacier (Savoie)
albumen print on paper
13 7/16 in x 17 13/16 in (34.13 cm x 45.24 cm);22 3/16 in x 28 3/16 in (56.36 cm x 71.6 cm);19 1/4 in x 23 3/4 in (48.89 cm x 60.33 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
Stelvio Pass and the Ortler-Spitzei
albumen print on paper
7 3/8 in. x 10 3/8 in. ( 18.7 cm x 26.3 cm )
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
This photograph depicts an elevated, wide view of a curving river winding through a wooded valley, with snowcapped mountains rising in the distance. The sky above the landscape is filled with clouds.
Ansel Adams
The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
gelatin silver print on paper
22 3/16 in x 28 1/16 in (56.36 cm x 71.28 cm);26 1/8 in x 32 1/8 in (66.36 cm x 81.6 cm)
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a glacier mountain range.
Marilyn Bridges
Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a desert valley with earthworks of a figure and a cat.
Marilyn Bridges
Ray God and Cat, Ica, Peru
gelatin silver print on paper
24 in x 20 in (60.96 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
This photograph depicts a view of a snow-capped mountain with clouds grazing its surface.
Eliot Porter
Clouds Forming Over Mt. Baker, WA, July 30, 1975
cibachrome print on paper
20 in x 24 in (50.8 cm x 60.96 cm);21 15/16 in x 27 15/16 in (55.72 cm x 70.96 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sobel
A team of seven people on horses and a dog cross the desert. They appear small compared to the vast rocky landforms behind them.
Edward S. Curtis
Canyon de Chelly
orotone on glass
10 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in (26.7 cm x 34.3 cm);15 3/4 in x 18 7/8 in (40.01 cm x 47.94 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
View of a mountain gorge with a fenced-in tunnel path carved through it.
Adolphe Braun
Passage de la Tête Noire
albumen print on paper
18 13/16 in x 14 3/8 in (47.78 cm x 36.51 cm)
Gift of Frederick P. and Amy McCombs Currier
Route du Brunig
albumen print on paper
8 1/16 in. x 10 7/8 in. ( 20.5 cm x 27.6 cm )
Gift of W. Howard and Margaret Bond
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"
gold-toned gelatin silver print on paper
13 13/16 in. x 13 3/4 in. ( 35.1 cm x 35 cm )
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
Michael Kenna
The Rouge Study #77, Dearborn, MI
sepia-toned gelatin silver print on paper
7 7/8 in x 7 7/16 in (20 cm x 18.9 cm);16 in x 20 1/16 in (40.7 cm x 50.9 cm)
Gift of Shirley Kollins in memory of Lee Kollins


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