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Genuine?

An Ansel Adams photo taken in 1946 of Nevada Fall, Yosemite National Park, CA. The photo was copied from the book “Ansel Adams at 100.” (©Ansel Adams)
This is a 1935 Ansel Adams photo of Yosemite Valley, Vosemite National Park, Ca. The photo was copied from the book “Ansel Adams at 100". (©Ansel Adams)
An undated Ansel Adams photo titled Oak Tree, Autmn, Yosemite Valley, California. N.D. The photo was copied from the book “Ansel Adams at 100.” (©Ansel Adams)
Here is a similar shot of an image from Yosemite Valley.taken from a negative owned by Rick Norsigian, who believes it and others he bought at a garage sale were made by Ansel Adams. ()
Another comparable Ansel Adams shot taken from one of Norsigian’s glass negatives. He hopes to prove their authenticity. ()
Yosemite Valley photograph made from glass plate negatives owned by Rick Norsigian, a school employee in Fresno, California, who bought the glassplates at a yard sale several years ago. Glass negatives were used before the invention of gelatin-based film and into the first half of the 20th-century. ()
GENUINE?: Rick Norsigian holds one of the glass negatives he insists were made by Adams. (Robert Durell / LAT)
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