The University of Arizona

Center for Creative Photography

View down from the cliffs above the Lyell Fork of the Merced. These are the last meadows in the south fork of the Merced Canyon. Our campsite was where the river goes into the trees on the left side.

ID Number: 
90.53.35
Maker: 
Adams, Ansel (1902-1984)
Maker nationality: 
United States
Title: 
View down from the cliffs above the Lyell Fork of the Merced. These are the last meadows in the south fork of the Merced Canyon. Our campsite was where the river goes into the trees on the left side.
Date: 
ca. 1920
Credit line: 
Ansel Adams Archive
Medium: 
Gelatin silver print
Image dimensions: 
7.2 × 9.8 cm
Primary support: 
Eastman Parchmyn paper, 15.2 × 20.1 cm
Description: 
[bird's eye view of river with trees alongside and a mountain slope]
Where created: 
USA / California / Yosemite National Park; Lyell Fork (near); Merced River (near); Merced Canyon (near)
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