Bradford Washburn

Bradford Washburn was Founding Director of Boston's Museum of Science and served as Director for forty years.  Known as a mountaineer, explorer, cartographer and aerial photographer, Washburn traveled the world for eight decades, documenting landscapes from the Grand Canyon to the Alps, from Mount McKinley to the Matterhorn. Ansel Adams called Washburn a "roving genius of mind and mountains." This Genius inspired him to pioneer photographic techniques that captured the most remote and inaccessible points on earth.

To inquire about original photographs by Bradford Washburn, please e-mail the gallery.