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Portfolio Two - The National Parks and Monuments
In 1950 Ansel Adams released Portfolio II, a set of 15 photographs, to commemorate the National Parks and Monuments, which he dedicated to Albert Bender, his great benefactor and friend. This portfolio contains images capturing the grandeur and splendor of national parks all over the country, from Alaska to California, and Tennessee to Maine. It is a testament to his passion for protecting these lands for future generations, and his imagery is both powerful and persuasive. Read more below

In 1950 Ansel Adams released Portfolio II, a set of 15 photographs, to commemorate the National Parks and Monuments, which he dedicated to Albert Bender, his great benefactor and friend. This portfolio contains images capturing the grandeur and splendor of national parks all over the country, from Alaska to California, and Tennessee to Maine. It is a testament to his passion for protecting these lands for future generations, and his imagery is both powerful and persuasive.

Self-published in San Francisco, 1950, Fifteen gelatin silver prints, the edition is limited to 100 numbered copies and five presentation copies for a total edition of 105, each mounted, signed and numbered in pencil on the mount, with the portfolio stamp on the reverse. Varying dimensions from 7 1/2 x 9 1/8 inches to 8 3/4 x 12 inches .