Bradford Washburn (born June 7, 1910 in Cambridge and died January 10, 2007 in Lexington) was an American, internationally renowned photographer, cartographer, and expert on Alaska’s mountains and glaciers. He was Director of Boston’s Museum of Science for over 40 years and served as Honoury Director until his recent death in January 2007. A pioneer of arial photography, his images of mountains are majestic, serene and sublime and his photographic work spans over six decades. Working primarily with his Fairchild K-6 large format aerial camera using 8″ roll film, the technical and aesthetic quality of his images are exquisite. He concentrated particularly on the mountains of the Yukon region of North America, producing on of his best-known maps, of Mount McKinley, in 1960.
Hardcover: 144 pages
Publisher: Mountaineers Books (1999)
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