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Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska

Accession Number
2013/2.282

Title
Kahiltna Glacier, Alaska

Artist(s)
Marilyn Bridges

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1990

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter

Subject matter
Marilyn Bridges describes the markings and monuments that she photographs from above as “the messages of humankind.” As a pilot and photographer, she documents contemporary landscapes connected to ancient times, which addresses the human relationship to the earth and environment. This photograph depicts the Kahiltna Glacier in Denali National Park, Alaska. It is the longest glacier in the Alaska Range and winds from the foreground through the background of this image. 

Physical Description
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a glacier mountain range.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
aerial photography
clouds
glaciers (bodies of water)
mountains
roads
snow (precipitation)

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