Bradford Washburn Photographs – Opening June 8th at the Mountaineering Museum

A selection of Bradford Washburn’s photographic prints from his collection of personal favorites will open at the American Mountaineering Museum on June 8th. The show is scheduled to run through October 26th, 2009.

Denali North Face - Bradford Washburn

Denali North Face - (c) Bradford Washburn, courtesy Panopticon gallery, Boston, MA

There will be two rounds of 18-20 prints hung in the museum. The first round (June to mid-August) will be a selection of Denali and Alaska-focused prints selected by Gene, Ken and Laura Karstens, the family of Harry Karstens, the namesake of Karstens’ Ridge from the first ascent of the South Summit fo Denali in 1913.    Harry Karstens’ diary will also be on display.

The second round will run mid-August through October 26th and will include 18-20 additional selected prints from this incredible collection.

The collection is on permanent loan to the American Alpine Club from AAC Official Cody Smith.

Bradford Washburn was not only known for his alpine ascents, but for his incredible mountain photography and pioneering aerial photography. To read more about Bradford Wahburn, visit the AAC Library!

Opening Reception: June 8th 4-6PM – $6.50 Adults, $3.25 CMC/AAC Members

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