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Frozen Lake and Cliffs, Sierra Nevada

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Sierra Nevada (photographed)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)
    1927 (Photographed)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    photographic paper, gelatin silver print

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from the Artist in 1975.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 901

Physical description

Photograph (gelatin silver print)

Place of Origin

Sierra Nevada (photographed)


20th century (made)
1927 (Photographed)

Materials and Techniques

photographic paper, gelatin silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Ansel Adams
Signed in pencil

Frozen Lake and Cliffs/Sierra Nevada California
Inscribed in pen and ink on the back


: 355 mm, : 458 mm, : 267 mm Image size, : 342 mm Image size

Object history note

Part of group of twelve photographs by Ansel Adams, purchased in 1975.

Descriptive line

'Frozen Lake and Cliffs, Sierra Nevada'; photograph (silver print) by Ansel Adams, 1927

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1975


Photographic paper


Gelatin; Photography




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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