From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleLight of Light
About this objectJerry Uelsmann is a prominent American photographer of the 20th century whose work challenges the viewers’ sensibilities as to what is real and what is logical. Uelsmann uses the technique of “combination printing”, the layering of multiple negatives on top of each other in the enlarger.
This postcard was Jerry Uelsmann’s Christmas card. In the image, Uelsmann stands a top a rock formation and stares into the background.
Medium and MaterialsGelatin Silver Print
MeasurementsImage: 18.8 x 11.9 cm
Overall: 35.6 x 27.9 cm
Subject and Association Keywords20th Century Photography
Subject and Association KeywordsPostcard
Subject and Association Keywordsrock
Subject and Association Keywordsgelatin silver
Credit LineGift of the estate of Alice Wells