Dody Weston Thompson collection
Scope and Contents
Photographs and contact prints by Dody Thompson Weston, undated, circa 1940-1991; one photograph by John Sexton and one photograph by Jerome Baker.
- Creation: undated, circa 1940-1991
- Thompson, Dody W. (Person)
Language of Materials
Material in English
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Photographer Dody Weston Thompson, (1923-2012), was a founder of the photographic journal, Aperture and was married and a creative collaborator with the photographer Brett Weston from 1952-1956. Thompson favored creating sharp-focus, realistic photographs of natural objects in the style popularized by Ansel Adams and Edward Weston, both of whom she assisted. In 1952, Thompson was the second photographer to win the San Francisco Museum of Art’s Albert M. Bender Award. Ms. Thompson’s husband of 48 years, aerospace executive Daniel Michael Thompson died in 2008. Dody Weston Thompson died in Los Angeles on October 14, 2012, at the age of 89.
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Metadata Rights Declarations
- License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the Thompson Family Trust in 2014.
Three photographs from this accession were added to the fine print collection.
Leslie Squyres kept the original order of the boxes as received from the Thompson Family Trust. The print numbers, title, date were supplied by the Thompson Family Trust.
- Dody Weston Thompson Collection undated, circa 1940-1991
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