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Collection Mathias Oppersdorff Adirondack Faces Photograph Collection [graphic]
Catalog Number 2010.028
Accession number 2010.028
Other number P075015-P075542
Object Name Photograph Collection
Creator Oppersdorff, Mathias T., 1935-2010
Other Creators Project commissioned by Adirondack Museum.
Date between 1986 and 1987
Scope & Content From 1986 to 1987 the Adirondack Museum commissioned Mathias Oppersdorff to photograph a selection of Adirondack residents. About 75 people in the Adirondack Park and the surrounding region were photographed in their familiar environments showcasing them at home, work, and outside doing various activities. This assignment resulted in a 1989 traveling exhibition sponsored by the Museum titled Adirondack Faces, and a 1991 publication of the same title.


Admin/Biographical History Mathias Oppersdorff was a professional photographer. His work appeared in Gourmet Magazine, GEO Magazine, Natural History, Diversion, Nikon World, Popular Photography, Conde Nast Traveler and others.
Copyrights Fair use copy permitted for research, study, or investigational purposes citing the Adirondack Museum. Any other use requires written permission.

Cite as: Mathias Oppersdorff Adirondack Faces Photograph Collection, Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Notes Collection title devised by cataloger based on photographer's name and the name of the project.

Part of: Living with Wilderness: Enhancing Access to the AM Historic Photograph Collection (Council on Library and Information Resources Grant, 2015-2017)
People Allen, Daisy Mavis Dalaba
Allen, Earl
Bibby, William B.
Boyce, Debby
Brown, Robert E.
Burke, Fredolin
Cameron, Jim
Conversano, Judy Mancuso
Corsale, Michael
Cross, Katie
Desormo, Maitland G.
Dicob, Paul
Edmonds, Adrian
Farb, Nathan
Farrell, Gregory
Farrell, Catherine
Ferry, Hamilton
Flanders, Ernest
Fountain, George
Gates, Arthur
Harvey, Beecher
Hill, Joseph Tenderfoot
Hodgson, Gary
Kashiwa, Henry
Kaufmann, Ted
Kibler, Victor
LaPrairie, Ernest B.
LaTour, James A.
Lawrence, Richard W., Jr.
Loncar, Matthew
Maroun, Emanuel
McDonald, Ada
Morcy, Edith
Newell, Nora J.
Newell, Pauline
Owen, Frank
Peck, James Glenn
Pfendler, Arthur
Pinard, Michael S.
Regetz, William J.
Riley, James W.
Runyon, Linda
Savage, Arthur V.
Schmidt, William J.
Schwarzer, Chester H.
Smith, Bill
Smith, Constance B.
Smith, Jack L.
Stewart, Richard
Stocklosa, Ben
Sturtevant, Linda
Sullivan, Thomas F.
Brown, Avis
Cohen, Richard
Coughlin, "Big" John
Cunningham, Pat
Darrah, Charlie
Hathaway, Carl
Helms, Herb
Hornbeck, Peter
Lewis, Paul
Marino, John
Nicholl, Randy
Pratt, Lawrence G. Sr.
Safford, Doug
Schweikert, Frederick
Scofield, Mark
Stocklosa, Tom
Thibado, Kenneth
White, Edward E.
Woodward, Ben
Aery, Paul
Rogers, Arthur
Rogers, Leona
O'Gorman, Francis
Garner, Dale Lee
Bosco, Bob
Oppersdorff, Mathias T.
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