'POINT LOBOS, CALIFORNIA' (TWISTED TREE)
mounted, signed and dated '1950' in pencil on the mount, 1951 (MMM, p. 82; The Eye That Shapes, cover and pl. 126)
11⅝ by 8⅛ in. (29.5 by 20.6 cm.)
This early print, on paper with a surface sheen and mounted to cream colored board, is in generally excellent condition. There is scattered faint soiling, fingerprints, and adhesive residue along the upper edge of the mount. Although the photographer has written '1950' on the mount, the date of this negative is 1951.
There are adhesive remains along the upper edge and several shallow abrasions on the reverse of the mount. 'Twisted Tree, Lobos State Park, Calif. 1950' is written in ink in an unidentified hand.
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