Redlands: Jim Sloan, 1968. Hardcover. As New. Item #0208002
Not a book. Original black & white portrait of the great American photographer Ansel Adams with original presentation signature by Adams, dated 11-11-68 and taken by Redlands, California, photographer, Jim (James) Sloan, to whom the portrait is inscribed with narrow black felt pen. Image size 7 1/8" x 9 1/16". This photo was professionally applied by the Perma Plaque Company to wooden plaque board & lightly coated with an impervious solution. The Perma Plaque Company has long been famous for preserving valuable objects. Since the taking of the photo (and presumably the placing of it on the board soon thereafter) and during the many years your seller has owned the photo, there is no visible evidence of any discoloration or degradation to the photo. Board size: 9 7/8" x 11 7/8". Gold trim. A unique item & a great Adams collectible. This portrait of Adams appear (without the presentation) on page 64 in Sloan's book, More Faces + Faces, published in 1970. A copy of that book, inscribed by Sloan, comes with this original photograph.