Austrian Museum’s Acquisition Keeps International Polaroid Collection Intact

March 28, 2011

By Conor Risch

© Ansel Adams, Yosemite Falls & Flowers 1979 / WestLicht Collection

The WestLicht Museum of Photography in Vienna, Austria, has acquired a portion of the famed Polaroid Collection, saving it from being broken up and sold off piecemeal. The “International” segment of the Polaroid Company’s collection, which has been housed at the Swiss Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne since 1990, includes more than 4,400 images from artists including Ansel Adams, Andy...

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