Death Valley and the Creek Called Furnace

Photographer Ansel Adams (American, 1902–1984), Writer Edwin Corle (American, 1906–1956)


Overall: 27 x 19 x 1.5 cm (10 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 32 photographic half-tone reproductions of black and white photographs by Ansel Adams.

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Photography


Illustrated books

(Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1962); octavo, 27 cm; ix pp. plus 60 pp. text; 32 plates; dark gray coth with silver lettering on spine and front.


1970s, acquired at a bookstore in the U.S. by Clifford S. Ackley, Boston; 2011, gift of Clifford Ackley to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Clifford S. Ackley


Photograph by Ansel Adams. Used with permission of the Trustees of The Ansel Adams Publishing Rights Trust. All Rights Reserved.